How big is the internet survey

How big is the Internet? Is a question which is often asked. There isn’t a single answer but there are lots of measures which give a feel for the scale of things out there.  Pingdom, have an interesting blog post which draws together quite a few statistics that measure the size of the Internet in differnet ways, Things like

  • How many emails are sent around the world?
  • How many websites are there in the world?
  • How many web servers are there?
  • How many domain names are there?
  • How many users are there?  And where are those users?

The Pingdom summary of internet statistics from various sources provides some very interesting stats. While over at there is a more theoretical look at Internet growth.