Statistics About .de – 2021

Statistics of 2021

Top 20 Cities and Districts with the Most Domains

Ranking 2021 Domains 2020 Domains
1 Berlin 1,005,052 Berlin 988,795
2 Munich 620,887 Munich 630,403
3 Hamburg  599,586 Hamburg 587,237
4 Cologne 379,162 Cologne 372,826
5 Osnabrück  259,745 Osnabrück 257,518
6 Hanover Area 239,876 Frankfurt am Main 249,941
7 Frankfurt am Main 256,100 Hanover Area 236,178
8 Dusseldorf  211,890 Dusseldorf 209,680
9 Stuttgart      178,433 Stuttgart 178,513
10 Nuremberg 129,669 Nuremberg 144,450
11 District of Munich 130,015 Böblingen, District 135,916
12 Bonn 123,136 District of Munich 126,887
13 Rhein-Sieg District 126,977 Rhein-Sieg District 125,938
14 Dresden  124,057 Bonn 123,132
15 Böblingen, District 138,511 Dresden 122,244
16 Leipzig  117,659 Leipzig 114,757
17 Essen  111,441 District of Aachen 112,723
18 District of Aachen 119,328 Essen 110,121
19 Bremen  107,928 Bremen 104,688
20 Esslingen, District  105,410 Esslingen, District  103,473
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Domain Data According to German Federal States in 2021

Federal State of Germany Domains
2021
Domains
2020
Domain Increase 2021-2020 in %       Domains per 1K population Population (31 Dec 2019)
Baden-Württemberg 2,041,373 2,005,662 1.8 184 11,100,394
Bavaria 2,744,159 2,735,576 0.3 209 13,124,737
Berlin 1,005,052 988,795 1.6 274 3,669,491
Brandenburg 307,546 302,240 1.8 122 2,521,893
Bremen 128,253 120,037 6.8 188 681,202
Hamburg 599,586 587,237 2.1 325 1,847,253
Hesse 1,293,635 1,269,164 1.9 206 6,288,080
Mecklenburg Western Pomerania 175,708 173,668 1.2 109 1,608,138
Lower Saxony 1,423,575 1,399,162 1.7 178 7,993,608
North Rhine-Westphalia 3,356,179 3,303,069 1.6 187 17,947,221
Rhineland-Palatinate 656,858 652,428 0.7 160 4,093,903
Saarland 141,091 140,865 0.2 143 986,887
Saxony 540,159 532,268 1.5 133 4,071,971
Saxony-Anhalt 186,047 184,927 0.6 85 2,194,782
Schleswig-Holstein 550,053 540,676 1.7 189 2,903,773
Thuringia 228,802 224,358 2.0 107 2,133,378
Germany 15,378,076 15,160,132 1.4 185 83,166,711

2021 .de Domain Distribution by German Federal States

Place of Residence of Domain Holders from Outside Germany

At the end of 2021,  1,695,256 .de domains were registered for holders domiciled outside Germany. The graph shows how they are distributed over the various countries in the world.

Domain Holders Outside Germany 2021

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The 10 Cities and Districts with the most Domains per Inhabitant 2021

Ranking City/district Federal State of Germany Domains
2021
Domains
2020 
Domain Increase 2020-2021 in %     Domains per 1,000 population
2021
Population
(31 Dec 2019)
1 Osnabrück Lower Saxony 259,745 257,518 0.9 1572 165,251
2 Starnberg, District Bavaria 69,377 66,606 4.2 508 136,667
3 Freising, District Bavaria 75,428 75,577 -0.2 419 180,007
4 Munich Bavaria 620,887 630,403 -1.5 418 1,484,226
5 Bonn North Rhine-Westphalia 123,136 123,132 0.0 374 329,673
6 Munich, District Bavaria 130,015 126,887 2.5 371 350,473
7 Regensburg Bavaria 54,120 54,009 0.2 354 153,094
8 Böblingen, District Baden-Württemberg 138,511 135,916 1.9 353 392,807
9 Cologne North Rhine-Westphalia 379,162 372,826 1.7 349 1,087,863
10 Dusseldorf North Rhine-Westphalia 211,890 209,680 1.1 341 621,877

 

The 10 Cities and Districts with the Highest Pro-Rata Increase in 2020-2021 Domain Numbers

Ranking  City/District Federal State of Germany Domains
2021
Domains
2020
Domain Increase 2020-2021 in %     Domains per 1,000 population 2021 Population (per 31 Dec 2019)
1 Bremerhaven Bremen 20,325 15,349 32.4 179 113,643
2 Amberg-Sulzbach, District Bavaria 15,076 12,520 20.4 146 103,049
3 Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, District Hesse 23,438 21,081 11.2 130 179,673
4 Ostalbkreis, District Baden-Württemberg 50,689 46,272 9.5 161 314,025
5 Hof, District Bavaria 14,062 12,972 8.4 148 94,801
6 Greiz, District Thuringia 8,773 8,165 7.4 90 97,398
7 Lüchow-Dannenberg, District Lower Saxony 7,624 7,139 6.8 157 48,412
8 Wartburgkreis, District Thuringia 9,891 9,290 6.5 83 118,974
9 Emden Lower Saxony 6,254 5,876 6.4 125 49,913
10 Cloppenburg, District Lower Saxony 17,875 16,863 6.0 105 170,682