Top Hosting Statistics for 2024

  1. While AWS dominates market share, GoDaddy leads as the most favored registrar and hosting provider, boasting approximately 84 million domains and 52 million websites.  (Source: Hosting Advice
  2. WordPress holds the top spot among CMS systems, commanding a significant 63.3% share of the market. (Source: Hosting Advice
  3. The .com domain holds the top position with a commanding 52.8% share, followed by .org at 4.4% and .net at 3.1%. (Source: Hosting Advice
  4. Cloud hosting, favored by 18.3%, stands as the most popular web hosting type, followed by shared hosting at 10.3% and dedicated hosting at 5.6%. (Source: Hosting Advice
  5. The United States hosts approximately 92 million web hosting providers. (Source: Demand Sage)
  6. The global web hosting landscape encompasses over 340,000 service providers. (Source:

Hosting Market and Industry Statistics

  1. In 2023, the web hosting market reached a valuation of $108.54 billion. (Source: Demand Sage)
  2. The projected revenue for the web hosting market in 2024 is a substantial US$159.90 billion. (Source: Statista)
  3. When globally compared, the United States is anticipated to generate the highest revenue, projected at US$58,300.00 million in 2024. (Source: Statista)
  4. The Asia Pacific region is anticipated to exhibit the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2023 to 2030, projecting a market size of $2.5 billion by 2026. (Source: WP Beginner)
  5. China was projected to achieve a market size of $6.22 billion in 2023 and $16.9 billion by 2026, boasting an 18.23% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2023 to 2028. (Source: WP Beginner)
  6. Experts foresee steady growth in the web hosting sector in the Middle East and Africa, driven by a growing emphasis on digitization initiatives in the region. (Source: WP Beginner)
  7. Amazon Web Services (AWS) commands a formidable 9% share of the global web hosting market. (Source: Demand Sage)
  8. Google holds a 9% share of the web hosting market, with Google Cloud accounting for an additional 8%. (Source: Demand Sage)
  9. The cloud computing market is forecasted to soar to a value of $947.3 billion by the year 2026. (Source: Spacelift)
  10. The anticipated growth rate for public cloud hosting services stands at 18.3% annually.  (Source: Diggity Marketing)
  11. Shared web hosting commands the largest market share at 37.64%, followed by dedicated server hosting and collocated hosting, each accounting for 27.9%. Reseller hosting holds 13.6%, while VPS claims 10.3%. (Source:

General Web Hosting Statistics

  1. Managed WordPress hosting constitutes 34% of all WordPress sites globally. (Source: Gitnux)
  2. Apache servers host 55% of websites worldwide. (Source: Gitnux)
  3. Domain registration generally incurs an annual fee ranging between $10 and $15. (Source: WP Beginner)
  4. More than 500,000 new domains are registered every month. (Source: Gitnux)
  5. The vast World Wide Web hosts 1.13 billion websites, yet merely 18% of them are active. (Source: Hosting Advice)
  6. Top-level domains (TLDs) represent 37.20% of all domains. (Source: WP Beginner)
  7. With over 84 million registered domains, GoDaddy commands a significant 25.14% share of all registered domains, solidifying its position as the world’s leading domain registrar. (Source: WP Beginner)
  8. Namecheap emerges as GoDaddy’s primary competitor, capturing a 14.25% share of the total registered domain names. (Source: WP Beginner)
  9. Hostinger serves as the provider for over 3 million websites, representing 1.6% of the total websites online. (Source: WP Beginner)
  10. Key players driving the projected growth include AWS Web Hosting with 18.11% market share, Google Cloud Web Serving with 8.27%, GoDaddy Web Hosting with 8.02%, 1&1 Hosting with 7.52%, and HostGator with 5.4%. (Source: Hosting Advice)

Cloud Hosting Statistics

  1. Cloud computing is embraced by over 92% of organizations. (Source: Hosting Advice)
  2. The user base for personal clouds like Dropbox, Google Drive, and iCloud has surged, doubling from 1.1 billion in 2014 to an estimated 2.3 billion users presently. (Source: Spacelift)
  3. Amazon Web Services maintains its stronghold in the public cloud market, boasting a commanding 32% share. (Source: Spacelift)
  4. With a 23% market share, Microsoft Azure ranks as the world’s second-largest cloud service provider. (Source: Spacelift)
  5. Google Cloud lags behind major competitors with an 11% market share, while Alibaba Cloud claimed a 4% share in 2023. (Source: Spacelift)

Shared Hosting Statistics

  1. Approximately 90% of websites hosted on shared plans use GoDaddy as their hosting provider. (Source: WP Beginner)
  2. Shared hosting plans generally range in cost from $2.51 to $4.63 per month. (Source: WP Beginner)
  3. According to expert projections, the shared hosting market is expected to achieve a 15% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), reaching $72.2 billion by 2026. (Source: WP Beginner)

VPS Hosting Statistics

  1. Approximately 63% of websites hosted on Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting plans opt for GoDaddy as their hosting provider. (Source: WP Beginner)
  2. For VPS hosting, you can typically anticipate paying between $13.41 and $21.89 per month. (Source: WP Beginner)
  3. The VPS market is anticipated to hit $8.3 billion by 2026, demonstrating a notable compound annual growth rate of 16.2%. (Source: Allied Market Research)
  4. The global virtual private server (VPS) market is forecasted to expand at a robust compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.8% between 2024 and 2029. (Source: Global Market Estimates)

Dedicated Hosting Statistics

  1. Dedicated hosting holds a significant global market share of 26.7%. (Source: binPress)
  2. The global market size for the Linux operating system is anticipated to reach USD 22.15 billion by 2029. (Source:
  3. The Dedicated Server Hosting Market achieved a value of US$ 14.26 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to exhibit a robust compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.9% throughout the forecast period. (Source: Maximize Market Research)
  4. In 2022, North America asserted its dominance with a 40% market share, while the Asia Pacific region is poised for substantial growth at a projected CAGR of 5% throughout the forecast period. (Source: Maximize Market Research)

Hosting Company Statistics

  1. GoDaddy, the largest web hosting company globally, hosts approximately 15.6% of all websites. (Source: Hosting Advice)
  2. Amazon Web Services (AWS) powers 11.1% of websites globally, demonstrating its substantial influence and widespread adoption in the web hosting industry. (Source: Hosting Advice)
  3. Approximately 7.9% of websites globally are hosted on the Google Cloud Platform, demonstrating its significant presence in the online ecosystem. (Source: Hosting Advice)
  4. With a share of approximately 6.5%, 1&1 IONOS stands as a notable hosting provider, contributing to the diversity of the online landscape. (Source: Hosting Advice)
  5. HostGator hosts approximately 5.3% of all websites, indicating a significant presence in the web hosting market. (Source: Hosting Advice)
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Hosting Trends Statistics

  1. The prevailing trends encompass the ascent of cloud hosting and green hosting, alongside the proliferation of Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting, with integration of AI and machine learning on the horizon. (Source: Diggity Marketing)
  2. Leading players such as GoDaddy, Cloudflare, Google, IONOS, and Amazon dominate, with the United States at the forefront in hosted domains and data center servers. (Source: Diggity Marketing)
  3. Prominent website builder software are Wix, Squarespace, Shopify, Automattic, and Weebly. (Source: Diggity Marketing)
  4. The public website segment is poised to dominate the market. (Source: Fortune Business Insights)

Frequently Asked Questions

With over 330,000 companies globally, it’s a thriving industry. While exact figures vary, consensus points to this impressive number.

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The US hosts 1B+ websites, 60% of global total. 

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The global web hosting services market, valued at $94.64 billion in 2022, is projected to reach $395.84 billion by 2030 with a 20.3% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), with North America leading with 41.98% market share.

(Source: Fortune Business Insights) reigns as the most visited domain globally, garnering over 92 billion monthly visits.

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