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Articles - October 2001 Internet/Ecommerce Statistics

The following statistics were collected during the month of October 2001. These stats can be useful to webmasters for planning the direction and appearance of their projects. For in-depth research, visit the sites mentioned

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Top Online Purchases for 2001 Holiday Season

Consumer Bought/Planning to Buy
  

Books 40% 
Clothes & Shoes 30%
Toys 29% 
Music  28%
Videos  20%
Computers/Accessories 18%

Source: Jupiter Media Metrix
(http://www.jmm.com)

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Common Influences on Online Purchases 

 

Shipping fees  92% 
Prices 92% 
Product availability 86% 
Special promotions or incentives 76% 
Selection 69%
Order tracking 66% 
Clearly identified delivery time 65%
Return policy 63%
Ease of use 62%
Site performance/speed 51% 

Source: Vividence 
(http://www.vividence.com/)

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International Internet Bandwidth by Region, 1999-2001

 

Nation 2000(Mbps) 2001(Mbps) Percent Growth
Africa 649.2 1,230.8 89.6%
Asia 22,965.1 52,661.9 129.3%
Europe 232,316.7 675,637.3 190.8% 
Latin Amercica 2,785.2 16,132.5 479.2%
U.S. & Canada 112,222.0 274,184.9 144.3%

Note: Data as of mid-year
Source: TeleGeography research
(http://www.telegeography.com/)

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October Browser Stats (TheCounter.com)

 

1. MSIE 5.x, 6 462788941 (74%) 
2. Netscape comp. 74191804 (11%)
3. MSIE 4.x 36513663  (5%)
4. Netscape 4.x 35989798 (5%) 
5. Mozilla 5.x 3177284 (0% ) 
6. Unknown 2178567 (0%)
7. Opera x.x 1930089 (0%)
8. Netscape 3.x 726374 (0%)
9. MSIE 2.x 701812 (0%)
10. MSIE 3.x 684359 (0%)
11. Netscape 2.x 19761 (0%)
12. Netscape 1.x  1686  (0%) 
13. MSIE 1.x 1605 (0%)

Statistics Source: www.thecounter.com

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October Monitor Resolution Stats (TheCounter.com)

Resolution Statistics

 

800x600 293552453 (54%)
1024x768 176060327 (32%)
640x480 25370480 (4%) 
1280x1024 17123567 (3%) 
1152x864 15110565 (2%) 
Unknown 7734523 (1%)
1600x1200 2801353 (0%)

Source: www.thecounter.com

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October Operating System Stats (TheCounter.com)

 

1. Win 98  439346569 (70%)
2. Win 2000 69377939 (11%) 
3. Win 95 46350624 (7%)
4. Win NT  35234197 (5%) 
5. Mac 11577045 (1%) 
6. Unknown 10634681 (1%) 
7. WebTV  2468176 (0%)
8. Linux 1638970 (0%) 
9. Win 3.x  1477321 (0%) 
10. Unix 719415 (0%) 
11. OS/2 51553 (0%) 
12. Amiga 29313 (0%) 

Statistics Source: www.thecounter.com

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Michael Bloch
Taming the Beast
http://www.tamingthebeast.net 
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