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Sometimes it’s good to try and visualise the domain industry. Here is a list showing the relative size (by numbers of domains registered)  of the worlds largest registrars.

  1 –  33,662,000 Go Daddy
  2 –    9,305,000 eNom
  3 –    7,514,000 Tucows
  4 –    6,439,000 Network Solutions
  5 –    4,818,000 Schlund + Partner AG
  6 –    4,439,000 Melbourne IT
  7 –    3,209,000 Wild West Domains
  8 –    2,810,000 Moniker
  9 –    2,497,000 Register.com
10 –    2,451,000 ResellerClub
11 –    1,687,000 Xin Net Corp.
12 –    1,525,000 Key-Systems
13 –    1,179,000 Dotster
14 –    1,057,000 Fastdomain.com
15 –    1,031,000 Onlinenic
16 –    1,005,000 Strato AG
17 –       966,000 Fabulous.com Pty Ltd
18 –       955,000 OVH
19 –       919,000 Domain Discover
20 –       903,000 Onamae.com
21 –       849,000 directNIC
22 –       832,000 HiChina
23 –       765,000 PSI-USA,Inc.
24 –       673,000 Ascio
25 –       657,000 Gandi
26 –       651,000 Name.com
27 –       519,000 Namesdirect.com
28 –       518,000 DreamHost
29 –       516,000 NameKing
30 –       504,000 Joker.com

For those who prefer charts and pictures Chart.info has a nice chart showing the relative domain registrar sizes

By way of comparison the 2007 30 largest regsitrars