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Internet/Ecommerce Statistics & Forecasts - December 23-30 2001

The following internet statistics and forecasts were collected during the month of December 2001. These statistics 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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US Online users forecast 2002 - 2006 
(millions)

2002 - 157.6
2003 - 173.1
2004 - 187.5
2005 - 200.5
2006 - 210.8

US Online retail revenue projection
($billion) 2002 - 2006

2002 - 47.8
2003 - 63.9
2004 - 82.9
2005 - 104.4
2006 - 130.3

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

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Country VS Online Population:

Country Population Online Pop.
Argentina 37.4 million 1.9 million
Australia 19.4 million 5.6 million
Austria 8.2 million 1.3 million
Belgium 10.3 million 1.6 million
Brazil 174.5 million 6.0 million
Canada 31.6 million 8.8 million
Denmark 5.4 million 1.6 million
Finland 5.2 million 1.0 million
France 60 million 5.5 million
Germany 83 million 15.1 million
Ireland 4.0 million 560,000
Israel 6.0 million 976,000
Italy 57.7 million 8.3 million
Japan 126.8 million 20 million
Mexico 101.8 million 1.7 million
New Zealand 3.8 million 1 million
Norway 4.5 million 1.4 million
The Netherlands 16 million 4.5 million
Singapore 4.3 million 956,000
South Africa 43.6 million 611,000
South Korea 47.9 million 13.1 million
Spain 40.0 million 4 million
Sweden 8.9 million 3.0 million
Switzerland 7.3 million 1.8 million
Taiwan 22.3 million 5.0 million
United Kingdom 59.6 million 13.0 million
United States 278.0 million 102.0 million

(Source: Neilsen NetRatings)

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Online Advertising Formats

Percentage of Revenue for advertising firms:

Format Q3 2001 Q2 2001 Q4 2000
Banners 35% 36% 40%
Sponsorships 25% 28% 31%
Classifieds 17% 16% 10%
Slotting Fees 7% 8% NA
Interstitials 3% 3% 5%
Keyword Search 5% 3% 2%
Rich Media 3% 2% 2%
E-Mail 3% 3% 4%
Referrals 2% 2% 5%

Source: IAB/PricewaterhouseCoopers/CyberAtlas 

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Weekly Browser Stats for December 23-30 2001 (tamingthebeast.net)

NB: Taming the Beast Free Classifieds, Software downloads section and Forum not included

Browser Statistical Information:

Pages   

Share   

Browser   

15789

67.35%

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5x

5272

22.49%

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6x

786

3.35%

Netscape 3x

755

3.22%

Netscape 4x

501

2.14%

Microsoft Internet Explorer 4x

148

0.63%

Netscape 5x

92

0.39%

unknown

29

0.12%

Netscape 2x

28

0.12%

NCBrowser/2.35

21

0.09%

Opera/6.0

12

0.05%

Microsoft Internet Explorer 3x

3

0.01%

Microsoft Internet Explorer 2x

2

0.01%

Konqueror/2.2.1

2

0.01%

Zeus ThemeSite Viewer Webster Pro V2.9 Win32

1

0.00%

Opera/5.02

1

0.00%

Netbox/3.5 R93rc3

Statistics source: http://www.tamingthebeast.net

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Top 7 Weekly Monitor Resolutions Stats for December 23-30 (tamingthebeast.net)

NB: Taming the Beast Free Classifieds, Software downloads section and Forum not included

Monitor Resolution Statistical Information:

Pages   

Share   

Screen Size   

12266

52.32%

800x600

6892

29.40%

1024x768

1570

6.70%

640x480

1162

4.96%

unknown

571

2.44%

1152x864

545

2.32%

1280x1024

106

0.45%

1600x1200

Statistics Source: http://www.tamingthebeast.net
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Average Weekly Operating System Stats for December 23-30 (tamingthebeast.net)

NB: Taming the Beast Free Classifieds, Software downloads section and Forum not included

Operating System Statistical Information:

15675

66.87%

Windows 98

4788

20.42%

Windows NT

1618

6.90%

Windows 95

846

3.61%

unknown

207

0.88%

Mac PowerPC

61

0.26%

Macintosh

33

0.14%

Liberate DTV 1.1

29

0.12%

MS FrontPage 4.0

28

0.12%

NCBrowser/2.35; ANTFresco/2.17; 
RISC OS-NC 5.13 Laz1UK1309

26

0.11%

Windows; U; Win 9x 4.90; en-US; rv:0.9.4

23

0.10%

Win3.1; ATHMWWW1.1;

22

0.09%

AOL 5.0; Mac_PPC

16

0.07%

Windows XP; U

14

0.06%

Linux

10

0.04%

Windows XP

Statistics Source: http://www.tamingthebeast.net

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Top 20 Weekly Country/Location of Origin Stats for December 23-30 (tamingthebeast.net)

NB: Taming the Beast Free Classifieds, Software downloads section and Forum not included

Originating Country/Location Statistical Information:

Pages

Share   

Location   

8408

35.87%

Commercial Entity   (.com)

5182

22.11%

ISP Network   (.net)

3375

14.40%

unknown

2205

9.41%

Australia   (.au)

1488

6.35%

United Kingdom   (.uk)

518

2.21%

Military Entity   (.mil)

278

1.19%

Canada   (.ca)

255

1.09%

Singapor   (.sg)

235

1.00%

Educational Entity   (.edu)

183

0.78%

Malaysia   (.my)

149

0.64%

Belgium   (.be)

114

0.49%

New Zealand   (.nz)

100

0.43%

Sweden   (.se)

71

0.30%

Croatia   (.hr)

64

0.27%

Indonesia   (.id)

49

0.21%

Netherlands   (.nl)

46

0.20%

Organization   (.org)

46

0.20%

Saudi Arabi   (.sa)

43

0.18%

Spain   (.es)

40

0.17%

Romania   (.ro)

Statistics Source: http://www.tamingthebeast.net

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