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Program Statistics

The information on this page is applicable to the 2012 round of the New gTLD Program only. Please go to for information on the New gTLD Program: Next Round.

Current Statistics (Updated monthly)

Application Statistics: Overview (as of 30 June 2024)
Total Applications Submitted1930
Completed New gTLD Program
(gTLD Delegated** - introduced into Internet)
Applications Withdrawn646
Applications that Will Not Proceed/Not Approved39
Currently Proceeding through New gTLD Program*4
Contention Resolution 
Total Contention Sets234
Resolved Contention Sets232
Contention Sets Resolved via ICANN Auction16
Unresolved Contention Sets2
Applications Pending Contention Resolution0
Executed Registry Agreements (completed contracting)1255
Registry Agreements with Specification 13494
Registry Agreements with Code of Conduct Exemption80
In Contracting4
Pre-Delegation Testing (PDT) 
Passed PDT1253
**Breakdown: Delegation Statistics
Delegated gTLDs (Introduced into Internet)1241

Select Subcategories of Delegated gTLDs

(NOTE: gTLDs may fall into more than one subcategory)

Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs)97
gTLD Startup Statistics (as of 1 July 2024)
In Progress1
Not Started0
In Progress172
Not Started2

Please note: Registry Agreement and Delegated gTLD totals are not adjusted for TLDs that subsequently terminated their Registry Agreements and/or were removed from the root zone. In addition, Specification 13 and Code of Conduct Exemption totals are not adjusted if subsequently removed.

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New gTLD Application Submission Statistics

The statistics in this section were calculated based on applications received by the 29 March 2012 deadline.

Application Breakdown by: Region | Type | String Similarity

Application Breakdown by Region

Statistics as of 13 June 2012

Diagram of New gTLD Application Submission Statistics Breakdown by Region

Application Breakdown by Type

Statistics as of 13 June 2012

Application Totals

  • Community: 84
  • Geographic: 66
  • Internationalized Domain Names: 116
    • Total Scripts Represented: 12
  • Other: 1846
Program Statistics Diagram

Application Breakdown by String Similarity

Statistics as of 26 February 2013

Approximate Number of Unique Applied-for Strings: 1,400

  • Contention Sets
    • Exact Match: 230
      (two or more applications for a string with same characters)
    • Confusingly Similar: 2
      • .hotels & .hoteis
      • .unicorn & .unicom
  • Applications in a Contention Set: 751