70 Web Hosting Statistics For 2024 (Market Share & Revenue)

The web hosting market is valued at $108.54 billion as of 2023.

And the majority of the market’s share (37.64%) belongs to shared hosting services.

This growth is being driven by a number of factors, including the increasing number of websites being created, the growing popularity of e-commerce and online gaming, and the increasing demand for cloud-based hosting solutions.

I have compiled the latest statistics related to the Web hosting market, its revenue, types of web hosting, and the share of popular web hosting services in this post:

Web Hosting Statistics 2024: Top Picks

  1. The Web Hosting Industry market size is $108.54 billion as of 2023. 
  1. The Web hosting industry market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 20.3%, reaching a market value of $395.84 billion in 2030.
  1. The highest web hosting market share belongs to AWS and Google hosting, each accounting for a 9% share as of the beginning of 2024.
  1. By the end of 2024, the Web Hosting industry is anticipated to have a revenue of $157.90 billion.
  1. As we enter 2024, 571.92 million websites worldwide are using  web hosting providers.
  1. Web Hosting Uptime statistics reveal that the ideal uptime a web hosting provider must offer is 99.9%
  1. The number of web hosting providers in the United States is recorded to be 92 million. 
  1. The value of the Web Hosting Market in North America alone is $34.32 billion. 
  1. The number of web hosting providers in the United Kingdom is 15.88 million. It has the second-largest web hosting Industry market worldwide. 

What’s The Market Size Of The Web Hosting Industry?

  1. As of 2023, the web hosting market was valued at $108.54 billion.

The market was valued at $94.64 billion in 2022. Further, the market size is expected to reach $395.84 billion by the end of 2030.

Source: Fortune Business Insights. 

Web Hosting Market Share

  1.  Amazon (AWS) owns 9% of the Web hosting market share worldwide.

Google also owns 9% of the web hosting share, while Google Cloud owns 8%.

Web Hosting Share by Different Hosting Providers

Here is a further breakdown of the web hosting share held by different hosting providers worldwide:

Web Hosting providerPercentage of share
Amazon (AWS)9%
Google 9%
Google Cloud8%
AWS Global accelerator4%
Cloudflare hosting4%
GoDaddy 3%
Other29%
Domain not resolving 34%

Source: Built with trends.

  1. 18% of the top 1 million websites are hosted on Cloudflare hosting as of 2023. 

Here is a total breakdown of the web hosting services used by the top 1 million websites worldwide. 

Web hosting servicesPercentage of share
Cloudflare hosting 18%
Amazon13%
Google5%
Google Cloud4%
Microsoft3%
Others57%

Source: Built with trends. 

  1. The average spent per employee is projected to reach $44.97 in the web hosting market as of 2024.

The same is predicted to reach $96.47 per employee in 2028.

The following table displays the average spent per employee recorded over the past years. You will also come across the forecasted data of average spending per employee. 

Year Average spend per employee
2028*$96.47
2027*$81.82
2026*$68.64
2025*$55.94
2024*$44.97
2023$35.81
2022$28.03
2021$20.22
2020$17.38
2019$15.58
2018$13.92

Note: * displays the forecasted data.

Source: Statista

Web Hosting Industry Revenue

  1. The revenue of the web hosting market is expected to be $157.90 billion by the end of 2024.

Besides, the revenue is predicted to reach $345 billion by the end of 2028, with a CAGR of 22.55% between 2023 and 2028. 

Web Hosting Market Revenue Over the Years

Here are further details about the web hosting revenue recorded over the past years. The table also includes the revenue forecast that can be witnessed in the upcoming years. 

YearWeb Hosting Market Revenue 
2028*345.00 billion
2027*293.20 billion
2026*244.30 billion
2025*197.80 billion
2024*157.90 billion
2023124.80 billion
202296.91 billion
202169.37 billion
202059.14 billion
201952.53 billion
201846.49 billion

Source: Statista. 

How many websites use hosting providers?

  1. As we enter 2024, there are more than 571.92 million websites that make use of web hosting providers globally.

There are 30 million domains and 202 million active websites worldwide.

Here is a table displaying the number of websites using a web hosting provider: 

YearNumber of hosting providers worldwide
2023571.92 million
2001126 million
199837 million
19956.6 million
1992992K
1995130K
1998210
19694

Source: Net Valley., built with trends. 

  1. There are 330,000 web hosting companies globally. 

Source: Hosting advice

Web Hosting Uptime Statistics

Website uptime is when a website or web services are available to users in a given period. Hence, the web hosting uptime is a crucial criterion when selecting your web hosting company. It indicates how well they maintain their services. 

  1. Web hosts usually guarantee 99%, 99.99%, or 99.999% of uptime. 

Even though the goal is 100% uptime, in the web hosting industry, 99.999% uptime is considered high availability.

99.9% uptime indicated that your website can be down for 8 hours, 45 minutes, and 52 seconds. At the same time, 99.99% of uptime means that the website may be down for approximately 52 minutes each year. Further, 99.999%  uptime indicates a downtime of 5 minutes every year.

We took the time to select the best web hosting providers in the market. This can help you select an ideal hosting for your needs. All of our selections have over 99% uptime.

  1. 60% of the Fortune 500 companies are recorded to have a minimum downtime of 1.6 hours every week. 

Source: Globalscape

  1. On average, the downtime costs $137 to $427 per minute for a small business. 

A one-second delay in loading the page may lead to a loss of 11% in page views. 

88% of consumers are less likely to return to a website after experiencing downtime. 

Source: Data foundry, Sweor, Crazy egg. 

  1.  A delay in loading a website by 100 milliseconds may cause the conversion rates to decrease by 7%. 

Besides, a two-second delay may lead to an increase in bounce rates by 103%. Therefore, over 47% of website users seek a web hosting services provider that helps their website load within 2 seconds. 

Web Hosting in the US

  1. There are a total of 92 million hosting providers in the United States.

Out of these hosting providers, Unified Layer is the most used web hosting provider in the United States.

Amazon, Namecheap hosting, Squarespace hosted, and Shopify hosted websites are also high in number. 

Here is a total breakdown of the different web hosting services used by websites in the United States.

Website hosting serviceNumber of WebsitesPercentage of Websites 
Unified Layer4,783,8975.2%
Amazon3,346,4124.45% 
Namecheap Hosting 3,346,4123.64%
Squarespace hosting 3,344,5783.64%
Shopify Hosted2,795,0713.04%
Others80%

Source: Built with trends

Web Hosting Statistics by Region

  1. In North America alone, the value of the web hosting market was recorded to be $34.32 billion. 

It is the largest market in the United States and worldwide, with 5,000  web hosting companies. At the same time, the number of web hosting companies in Europe is 3000. While in Asia, the number is less than 2000. 

  1. The average spent for every employee in the web hosting industry in the United States is expected to reach $104.90.
  1. The Web Hosting Market in Asia generated $26.86 billion in revenue by 2023.

The market is expected to grow at a rate of 22.59% between the year 2023 and 2028. Hence, it is forecasted to reach $74.37 billion by the end of the year 2028. 

  1. The average expenditure for the employee is expected to reach $12.96 in Asia by the end of 2023. 
  1. The web hosting market in Africa is expected to reach $2.41 billion by the end of 2023. 

This growth comes with a CAGR of 33.16% between 2023 and 2028.

  1. The European web hosting market is expected to reach $39.41 by the end of the year 2023. 

The market in the region is expected to grow at a CAGR of 21.91% between the year 2023 to 2028. 

Besides, the average spend per employee in the market is expected to be valued at $96.92 in the European web hosting market by the end of 2023. 

Web Hosting Statistics by Country

  1. The highest number of web hosting providers is in the United States. 

It is followed by the United Kingdom, which has 15.88 million hosting providers. At the same time, it is closely followed by Germany. 

The following table displays the countries with the highest number of hosting providers worldwide. 

CountryNumber of Hosting Providers 
United States91,990,500
United Kingdom15,884,976
Germany14,737,361
Canada4,815,672
France4,796,189
China4,967,712
Australia4,432,232
Brazil4,348,788
Russia4,613,918
India4,046,859

Source: Built with trends.

Web Hosting Statistics by Domains 

  1. Go Daddy has more than 84 million registered domains. 

Go Daddy is one of the most popular hosting providers and domain registrars. It owns a 25.14% share of all the registered domains worldwide, making it the most popular domain name registrar worldwide.

  1. As of 2024, the top three domains worldwide are recorded to be .com, .tk, and .net. The .com domain owns 43.59% of the domains worldwide. 
Share in the Market of Top Domains

Here is a further breakdown of the top domains worldwide. 

DomainShare in the market 
.com43.59%
.tk6.65%
.net4.68%
.de4.04%
.uk3.48%
.org3.29%
.cn3.21%
.ru2.04%
.info1.69%

Source: Finance online. 

Types of Web Hosting

There are different types of Web Hosting worldwide. This section will walk through the most used ones and their related figures. 

  1. Shared hosting owns 37.64%  of the web hosting market share worldwide.

At the same time, dedicated hosting and Collocated hosting each owns a market share of 27.90% of the shares of the web hosting market. 

Share of Types of Web Hosting In The Market

Here is a detailed breakdown of the shares owned by different hosting providers in the web hosting market. 

Type of web hosting Share of the web hosting market
Shared37.64%
Dedicated27.90%
Collocated27.90%
Reseller13.60%
VPS13.60%

Source: Enterprise today. 

Shared Hosting Statistics

In Shared hosting, multiple websites have to share a server. This helps in reducing the cost required for hosting your websites.

  1. The shared hosting market is expected to grow at a rate of 15% CAGR, and the market value is forecasted to reach $72.2 billion by the end of 2026. 
  1.  90% of the websites that use shared hosting plans use or plan to use GoDaddy. 
  1. The shared hostings usually cost between $2.51-$4.63 monthly. 

Source: WP beginner

VPS Hosting Statistics

Just like shared hosting, VPS hosting can run multiple sites on a server. But VPS hosting creates a powerful barrier between each site, and the users can control how their server is set up. This provides extra flexibility and performance at a lower cost.  

Here are some stats related to VPS hosting.

  1. 63% of the websites that use VPS hosting use GoDaddy or plan to use it. 
  1. The users may be required to pay around $13.41-$21.89 monthly for the VPS hosting. 
  1. If you have an entry-level website, you must pay around $13.41–$15.57 monthly for VPS hosting. 

Dedicated Web Hosting Statistics

In dedicated hosting, users can access the entire server. Dedicated hostings are usually used by large websites with many visitors. These plans can be expensive, but they offer high security and speed to the websites. 

Here are some statistics related to dedicated hosting:

  1. GoDaddy is one of the most popular dedicated hosting providers. 35% of the dedicated hosting websites use GoDaddy. 
  1. Dedicated hosting is anticipated to grow at 11.1% CAGR between 2021 and 2026. 

Popular Web Hosting Providers 

GoDaddy, AWS, Google, etc., are some of the top web hosting services worldwide. In this section, we will take a detailed look at the facts and figures related to the most popular web hosting service providers worldwide. 

GoDaddy Web Hosting 

  1. GoDaddy hosts over 4o  million websites worldwide. 

This means that over 40 million websites use the data centers of GoDaddy. 

  1. GoDaddy hosts over 40  million websites worldwide. 

The group owns several web hosting providers like Media Template and Host Europe. 

  1. Almost 3.3% of all websites worldwide use the entire GoDaddy group. 

Out of the GoDdady group, 78.2% of the websites use only GoDaddy as their web host. 

Cloudflare hosting

  1. 33.79 million websites worldwide use Cloudflare as their web hosting provider. 

Out of these, only  20,938,127 are live websites, and 39.25% of the top 10K websites are hosted with its help

  1. 1,859,883 websites in the United States are hosted on Cloudflare, while 705,121 websites in the United Kingdom use the hosting providers.

AWS Web Hosting

  1. AWS web hosting services are used by 75.39 million websites worldwide. 

Out of these websites, 49.64 million websites are live. Besides, 49.1% of the top 10K websites are hosted by AWS. 

  1. 4.09 million websites in the United States, and 1.35 million are built on  AWS web hosting. 
  2. According to our Amazon Statistics, Amazon Web Services generated $21.4 billion in the first quarter of 2023. 

Google Hosting

  1.  80.49 million websites worldwide are using Google Hosting. 

Out of these, 52.93 billion websites are live. 

  1. 2.75 million websites that use Google Hosting are in the United States and 2.63 million in the United Kingdom.
  1. 24.53% of the top 10k websites worldwide are hosted using Google hosting. 

NameCheap Web Hosting

  1. 9.63 million websites worldwide are hosted on Namecheap. 

Out of these, only 5.18 million websites are live. 

  1. 3.3 million websites are in the United States, while Namecheap hosts 164K websites in the United Kingdom.
  1. 0.19% of the top 10K websites and 0.58% of the top 1 million websites are hosted on Namecheap. 

Hostinger Web Hosting

  1.  3.44 million websites worldwide are hosted on Hostinger. Out of these, only 1.92 million websites are live. 

Besides, most websites using Hostinger are in the United States. Brazil follows it with 180K websites. 

The following table displays the top countries that use Hostiner worldwide. 

CountryNumber of websites hosted by Hostinger 
United States913,925
Brazil180,685
India129,321
Indonesia76,490
  1. 0.21% of the top 10K and 0.54% of the top 1 million websites are hosted using Hostinger. 

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1 & 1 hosting

  1. 11.43 million websites worldwide use 1 & 1 hosting. 

However, only 7.94 million websites using 1 & 1 hosting are live. 

0.68% of the top 10K websites worldwide are hosted on it.

Besides, most of these websites are hosted in Germany and the United Kingdom. 

The following table displays the number of websites hosted using 1 & 1 hosting services. 

Country Number of websites
Germany2,487,787
United Kingdom793,833
France390,518
United States266,372
Spain250,967

Popular E-commerce Hosting Statistics

Shopify, Squarespace, and Wix hosted websites are most commonly seen in the e-commerce industry. In this section, I have compiled the latest facts and figures about popular hosting providers in e-commerce. 

Shopify Hosted Websites

  1. 7.07 million websites worldwide are hosted on Shopify Hosted web hosting.

3.42% of the top 10K websites are hosted on Shopify-hosted hosting services. 

  1. 2.79 million websites in the United States are hosted using Shopify-hosted services. 

The following table displays the countries that use Shopify-hosted services.

CountryNumber of Shopify-hosted website
The United States2,795,071
United Kingdom193,078
Australia137,340
Brazil120,441
Germany115,459

Squarespace Hosted 

  1.  5.68 million websites use Squarespace hosted hosting service provider as of 2023.

However, only 4.40 million live websites are hosted using the Squarespace-hosted services.

Besides, 1.42% of the top 10K websites and 0.41% of the top 1 million websites are hosted on Squarespace-hosted services. 

  1. The highest number of Squarespace-hosted websites are in the United States, followed by the United Kingdom. 

The following table displays the countries with the most Squarespace-hosted hosting services.

CountryWebsite 
United States3,344,578
United Kingdom228,665
Australia159,297
Canada131,369

WordPress Hosting

  1. 2.72 million websites are hosted on WordPress. Out of these websites, only 1.82 websites are live. 
  1. 3.23% of the top 10K websites are hosted using WordPress. At the same time, 0.68% of the top 1 million websites are hosted on WordPress hosting. 
  1. The highest number of WordPress-hosted websites are in the United States. 

1.28 million websites in the United States are hosted on WordPress. The United Kingdom has just 73K WordPress-hosted websites, the second largest home to WordPress-hosted websites.  

Number of WordPress-Hosted Websites

Here are further details about the top countries that host WordPress websites.

CountryNumber of WordPress-hosted websites
United States1,289,168
United Kingdom 73,459
Canada41,523
France36,428
Germany29,235

Source: Built with trends.

  1. Almost 43.1% of all the websites on the internet are built on WordPress.
  1. WordPress is the most preferred website builder and CMS platform.

According to our WordPress Statistics, 69% of websites use it as their content management system. 

Web Hosting Trends and Predictions for 2024 and ahead

  1. Web hosting companies are working on addressing environmental issues, and most of them have started investing in green energy initiatives. 

70 million servers were running on non-renewable energy. This has contributed to an increase in greenhouse emissions by 2% over the past years. However, web hosting companies are on the path to reducing these numbers.

  1. Almost all of the web hosting providers now offer free HTTPS. In 2021, almost 97% of the sites were defaulted to HTTPS. 
  1. In the upcoming years, web hosting services will focus more on protecting user privacy. 
  1. The managed web hosting service market is expected to reach $329.1 billion by 2025. 
  1. DIY website builders are emerging as a huge threat to website hosting companies. 

Most small businesses prefer setting up their websites with the help of website builders. Further, the DIY website builder market is predicted to reach $13.6  billion by the end of the year 2026. 

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FAQs

How big is the web hosting market?

The Global web hosting market is valued at $108.54 billion as of 2023. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 20.3%, reaching a market value of 395.84 billion by the end of the year 2030. 

How many websites use a web hosting provider?

There are over 562 million websites using hosting providers in 2023.

What is the forecast for the web hosting industry?

The web hosting market is expected to reach $124.8 billion in 2023. The industry is expected to have an annual growth rate of 22.55% between 2023 and 2028. Hence, the market volume of the web hosting industry is expected to reach $345 billion by the end of 2028. 

What is the size of the dedicated hosting market?

The dedicated hosting market is valued at $ 14.26 billion as of 2022. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.9% during the forecast period of 2022 to 2029. 

Where are most websites hosted?

Most of the websites are hosted in the United States. It amounts to 51% of the global website hosting market. Germany and the United Kingdom follow the United States. 

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