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Web Hosting Stats: These Numbers Are Real

Web Hosting Stats: These Numbers Are Real
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Web Hosting Stats: These Numbers Are Real

1. There are over 1 billion websites on the world wide web today (NetCraft Web Server Survey, 2014)

2. Over 50% of websites today are hosted on either Apache or nginx, both open source web servers (

3. Google processes over 40,000 search queries every second on average (

4. The 2017 estimate of Internet users in Kenya from the ITU is 43,329,434 people, corresponding to a penetration rate of 89.4%.

5. Around 15,886,000 websites on the entire web use WordPress (

6. About 20,000 new posts are published on blogs per day (

7. About 2,719,873,044,333 Emails have been sent this year – 11.01.2017 (

8. More than half the world now uses a smartphone (

9. has surpassed the 100 million user mark with over 110 million users in 190 countries.

10. A quarter of the top 10k websites on the web use WordPress (

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