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    What percentage are we

    I'm suffering 'brain fog' and just need a quick answer to a question.
    If there are 108 million websites in the world and we are ranked 97,171 where in the top percentage are we?

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    97,000/108,000,000x100=top 0.089% approx!! and rising!!!
    Last edited by Nedders; 18th February 2009 at 11:08 AM.

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    Top 0.08% I think.

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    Yes ,I thought it was higher than 8.5%!

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    97,171 / 108,000,000 * 100 = 0.089%...

    We are well into the top half of a percent of websites (0.5%)

    Pretty amazing really!

    It's probably easier to say that we are one of the very top websites

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Yes ,I thought it was higher than 8.5%!
    Thanks for that - typo and changed- the theory was right though - do get I marks for that??

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    So out little 3 1/2 year old is in the 99.9th percentile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    we are ranked 97,171 where in the top percentage are we?
    Now we are 95,574

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    I don't know. I take my eye off the ball for 2 mins!

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    Even more impressive when you compare it to a sites like Betca which is at 203,592 and RM at 110,260

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    The other 0.007% are porn sites, guaranteed!!

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    Statistics

    I'm not happy about these numbers.
    Where do the figures come from? Who is #1? How are they calculated?

    The new figure is 95,574/108million ~ 0.08849% however, you can't keep using a number like 108million and be as specific as 95,574 for the numerator.

    What is the rate of growth in the number of websites worldwide? All those proxies i get emailed about daily (I'm on the lists for prevention of course! ) must add to the total quite significantly. That would put us up even higher
    Last edited by vikpaw; 18th February 2009 at 01:12 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikpaw View Post
    I'm not happy about these numbers.
    Where do the figures come from? Who is #1? How are they calculated?

    The new figure is 95,574/108million ~ 0.08849% however, you can't keep using a number like 108million and be as specific as 95,574 for the numerator.

    What is the rate of growth in the number of websites worldwide? All those proxies i get emailed about daily (I'm on the lists for prevention of course! ) must add to the total quite significantly. That would put us up even higher
    edugeek.net - Traffic Details from Alexa

    Yahoo and then google are top ranking..

    Alexa Top 500Sites

    Russ

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikpaw View Post
    I'm not happy about these numbers.
    Where do the figures come from? Who is #1? How are they calculated?

    The new figure is 95,574/108million ~ 0.08849% however, you can't keep using a number like 108million and be as specific as 95,574 for the numerator.

    What is the rate of growth in the number of websites worldwide? All those proxies i get emailed about daily (I'm on the lists for prevention of course! ) must add to the total quite significantly. That would put us up even higher
    The 108 million is an answer that Google threw up when I investigated the total amount of websites in the world, and is an approximate number. The Alexa number is a pretty definitive mark of our position on the internet. It is by no 100% accurate, but we can't really argue

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