.fr rises, despite falling Global market

AFNIC has posted the annual figures for .fr domain names. The figures highlight the strengthening of ccTLD in France’s domain ecosystem.

.fr is the ccTLD of France. The French extension is operated by the Association française pour le nommage Internet en coopération (AFNIC). AFNIC, posted about the ccTLD’s performance in 2021.

In the previous year the company maintained its growth as seen in 2020. Total number of .fr domains registered at the end of 2021 was 3,882,448. This was a 5.8% rise compared to the figures of 3,670,372 at the end of 2020.

.fr‘s growth in 2021 exceeded even that of .com. In France, the market share of .fr grew from 38% to 38.75%. That’s a rise of 0.75%. This is higher than 0.6% increase in market share shown by .com.


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