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Is there a list somewhere of how those numbers break down by registrar? I know that keydrive just bought snapnames and moniker and now boast 5.4 million .com's registered... but who's the big fish in the biz right now?Godaddy is the biggest. Just from memory, it has about 30 million domains. These are the ICANN monthly registry reports. Most of them are in csv format and can be imported to spreadsheets. They are three months or so behind due to the registry contracts but they provide the stats on all accredited registrars.
With a population of nearly 4 billion people I am amazed to see there are only 197,154 .asia domains registered.It looks surprising but you've got to take into consideration that the region has a few strong ccTLDs like .cn (probably around 4M at the moment), .au (over 2M), .nz (around the 450K mark), .jp (around 1.2M), .kr (around 1M), .in (between 500K and 1.5M - Indian registry wouldn't say). Throw in the region's .com TLD footprint and you've got a very serious problem for what is essentially an English language term for a region without a political union (as the EU is for the 27 or so EU countries).
Makes you wonder how it's possible that there's 4.4 million .nl domains around.It boils down to a few key elements.