.eu portfolio size


Total registrations
.eu registrations
.ευ registrations
.ею registrations
newly registered domains
Date Nbr of domain names
Nov. 1, 2006 2300779
Dec. 1, 2006 2371960
Jan. 1, 2007 2424308
Feb. 1, 2007 2489762
March 1, 2007 2543387
April 1, 2007 2587225
May 1, 2007 2375643
June 1, 2007 2413911
July 1, 2007 2451717
Aug. 1, 2007 2491252
Sept. 1, 2007 2528519
Oct. 1, 2007 2567536
Nov. 1, 2007 2614193
Dec. 1, 2007 2668188
Jan. 1, 2008 2703440
Feb. 1, 2008 2747479
March 1, 2008 2788479
April 1, 2008 2818554
May 1, 2008 2700991
June 1, 2008 2719624
July 1, 2008 2817688
Aug. 1, 2008 2850278
Sept. 1, 2008 2875232
Oct. 1, 2008 2907434
Nov. 1, 2008 2935361
Dec. 1, 2008 2957240
Jan. 1, 2009 2984364
Feb. 1, 2009 3012057
March 1, 2009 3037721
April 1, 2009 3031323
May 1, 2009 2937111
June 1, 2009 2944038
July 1, 2009 2908356
Aug. 1, 2009 2934520
Sept. 1, 2009 2966647
Oct. 1, 2009 2986840
Nov. 1, 2009 3013909
Dec. 1, 2009 3047045
Jan. 1, 2010 3140324
Feb. 1, 2010 3180068
March 1, 2010 3213769
April 1, 2010 3246966
May 1, 2010 3199004
June 1, 2010 3208825
July 1, 2010 3207952
Aug. 1, 2010 3223162
Sept. 1, 2010 3227094
Oct. 1, 2010 3242334
Nov. 1, 2010 3275506
Dec. 1, 2010 3308775
Jan. 1, 2011 3328427
Feb. 1, 2011 3350070
March 1, 2011 3372834
April 1, 2011 3381822
May 1, 2011 3324716
June 1, 2011 3332086
July 1, 2011 3342683
Aug. 1, 2011 3362054
Sept. 1, 2011 3386729
Oct. 1, 2011 3411614
Nov. 1, 2011 3447243
Dec. 1, 2011 3479384
Jan. 1, 2012 3512424
Feb. 1, 2012 3535821
March 1, 2012 3560190
April 1, 2012 3591196
May 1, 2012 3550103
June 1, 2012 3569498
July 1, 2012 3598850
Aug. 1, 2012 3625974
Sept. 1, 2012 3640342
Oct. 1, 2012 3663146
Nov. 1, 2012 3687051
Dec. 1, 2012 3690080
Jan. 1, 2013 3701379
Feb. 1, 2013 3709354
March 1, 2013 3721857
April 1, 2013 3719871
May 1, 2013 3701896
June 1, 2013 3699473
July 1, 2013 3702834
Aug. 1, 2013 3700099
Sept. 1, 2013 3702753
Oct. 1, 2013 3699874
Nov. 1, 2013 3704064
Dec. 1, 2013 3719878
Jan. 1, 2014 3709384
Feb. 1, 2014 3723961
March 1, 2014 3769981
April 1, 2014 3792589
May 1, 2014 3788954
June 1, 2014 3812510
July 1, 2014 3825382
Aug. 1, 2014 3845804
Sept. 1, 2014 3860000
Oct. 1, 2014 3877855
Nov. 1, 2014 3892505
Dec. 1, 2014 3899945
Jan. 1, 2015 3907381
Feb. 1, 2015 3903605
March 1, 2015 3874765
April 1, 2015 3880448
May 1, 2015 3863982
June 1, 2015 3854614
July 1, 2015 3852058
Aug. 1, 2015 3848224
Sept. 1, 2015 3858075
Oct. 1, 2015 3856417
Nov. 1, 2015 3857417
Dec. 1, 2015 3863054
Jan. 1, 2016 3862746
Feb. 1, 2016 3869046
March 1, 2016 3874146
April 1, 2016 3862827
May 1, 2016 3827685
June 1, 2016 3820226
July 1, 2016 3816444
Aug. 1, 2016 3809887
Sept. 1, 2016 3802323
Oct. 1, 2016 3793722
Nov. 1, 2016 3789385
Dec. 1, 2016 3776725
Jan. 1, 2017 3762802
Feb. 1, 2017 3762080
March 1, 2017 3760300
April 1, 2017 3757251
May 1, 2017 3734915
June 1, 2017 3734506
July 1, 2017 3737160
Aug. 1, 2017 3746823
Sept. 1, 2017 3757506
Oct. 1, 2017 3771136
Nov. 1, 2017 3778955
Dec. 1, 2017 3803634
Jan. 1, 2018 3814885
Feb. 1, 2018 3821729
March 1, 2018 3822377
April 1, 2018 3824119
May 1, 2018 3807134
June 1, 2018 3802626
July 1, 2018 3790280
Aug. 1, 2018 3771393
Sept. 1, 2018 3765329
Oct. 1, 2018 3747710
Nov. 1, 2018 3708747
Dec. 1, 2018 3697371
Jan. 1, 2019 3684588
Feb. 1, 2019 3682386
March 1, 2019 3676272
April 1, 2019 3661690
May 1, 2019 3639492
June 1, 2019 3629916
July 1, 2019 3623418
Aug. 1, 2019 3620416
Sept. 1, 2019 3617388
Oct. 1, 2019 3617190
Nov. 1, 2019 3606438
Dec. 1, 2019 3606859
Jan. 1, 2020 3606017
Feb. 1, 2020 3600983
March 1, 2020 3601226
April 1, 2020 3622799
May 1, 2020 3612273
June 1, 2020 3614258
July 1, 2020 3605801
Aug. 1, 2020 3600696
Sept. 1, 2020 3587272
Oct. 1, 2020 3575868
Nov. 1, 2020 3616741
Dec. 1, 2020 3647964
Jan. 1, 2021 3684456
Feb. 1, 2021 3689608
March 1, 2021 3686644
April 1, 2021 3680716
May 1, 2021 3714840
June 1, 2021 3722278
July 1, 2021 3730586
Aug. 1, 2021 3699762
Sept. 1, 2021 3703826
Oct. 1, 2021 3704861
Nov. 1, 2021 3692238
Dec. 1, 2021 3706292
Jan. 1, 2022 3712790
Feb. 1, 2022 3730995
March 1, 2022 3733492
April 1, 2022 3723570
May 1, 2022 3701015

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.eu in EU and EEA countries

You may register a .eu, .ею or .ευ domain name if you fulfil the following criteria: You represent an organisation established in one of the European Union Member States; or Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway. You are an individual residing in one of the European Union Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway, or a citizen of one of the European Union Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway.

Country code Nbr of domain names
DE 1016397
NL 466082
FR 308716
IT 276014
PL 226591
CZ 174901
AT 160595
PT 154102
BE 148203
ES 132554
IE 82605
SE 69255
GR 53635
HU 49638
SK 48464
BG 37453
DK 33775
EE 33179
RO 30114
LT 29179
NO 24722
FI 20125
CY 18733
LV 17838
SI 17455
LU 16735
MT 15648
HR 13053
CA 6348
US 4399
GB 3579
MY 2015
CH 887
CN 786
LI 672
BR 600
IS 478
TH 441
HK 410
AU 328
RE 284
RU 281
GP 230
NE 230
TW 178
MQ 138
IN 135
AX 120
OM 108
PH 104
KR 93
ID 90
UA 87
TR 85
DO 83
AE 63
MA 63
RS 58
CO 58
GF 53
MX 47
AF 46
JP 43
PK 41
VN 37
MD 30
NZ 30
NG 29
SG 27
AD 27
PE 25
BJ 22
BA 22
ZA 21
AL 21
SM 21
AR 21
AW 21
CL 20
IL 19
BD 19
SC 18
MC 18
SA 17
PF 15
BZ 13
GE 11
BY 10
TC 8
EC 8
LB 7
CM 7
DZ 6
AO 5
GI 5
VE 5
AZ 4
ME 4
PA 4
YT 4
DM 4
KW 4
LK 4
VG 3
PY 3
CI 3
JM 3
UY 3
BM 3
KZ 3
MK 3
AM 3
ZW 3
KI 3
EG 3
LA 3
GL 2
GH 2
JO 2
MU 2
IR 2
MF 2
ML 2
KH 2
QA 2
CR 2
MS 1
KE 1
KY 1
NP 1
GG 1
CD 1
NA 1
GM 1
GW 1
SL 1
BH 1
TN 1
ET 1
JE 1
GD 1
MP 1
VI 1
TO 1
IM 1
UM 1
TZ 1
MG 1
GT 1
BO 1
MV 1
GY 1
ZM 1
AS 1
TG 1
PS 1
DJ 1
AI 1

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.eu DNSSEC registrations

DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) is an Internet security protocol that helps to reduce the chance that visitors to your website are led to a fake or fraudulent webpage when typing your web address into their browser. Learn how DNSSEC works and about other protective services via our 'My .eu' page. 

Date Nbr of domain names
2014-09-30 00:00:00 248769
2014-10-31 00:00:00 266246
2014-11-30 00:00:00 273902
2014-12-31 00:00:00 279102
2015-01-31 00:00:00 303780
2015-02-28 00:00:00 298069
2015-03-31 00:00:00 310694
2015-04-30 00:00:00 321374
2015-05-31 00:00:00 327181
2015-06-30 00:00:00 332231
2015-07-31 00:00:00 332371
2015-08-31 00:00:00 337954
2015-09-30 00:00:00 341895
2015-10-31 00:00:00 343268
2015-11-30 00:00:00 348509
2015-12-31 00:00:00 347937
2016-01-31 00:00:00 351712
2016-02-29 00:00:00 325354
2016-03-31 00:00:00 304842
2016-04-30 00:00:00 322403
2016-05-31 00:00:00 327877
2016-06-30 00:00:00 331616
2016-07-31 00:00:00 332026
2016-08-31 00:00:00 330624
2016-09-30 00:00:00 352824
2016-10-31 00:00:00 346469
2016-11-30 00:00:00 359351
2016-12-31 00:00:00 348408
2017-01-31 00:00:00 352461
2017-02-28 00:00:00 348200
2017-03-31 00:00:00 358183
2017-04-30 00:00:00 362680
2017-05-31 00:00:00 361761
2017-06-30 00:00:00 361798
2017-07-31 00:00:00 363958
2017-08-31 00:00:00 368736
2017-09-30 00:00:00 394370
2017-10-31 00:00:00 440976
2017-11-30 00:00:00 439411
2017-12-31 00:00:00 443596
2018-01-31 00:00:00 441320
2018-02-28 00:00:00 441342
2018-03-31 00:00:00 440039
2018-04-30 00:00:00 437706
2018-05-31 00:00:00 516463
2018-06-30 00:00:00 478319
2018-07-31 00:00:00 512745
2018-08-31 00:00:00 510586
2018-09-30 00:00:00 513488
2018-10-31 00:00:00 515873
2018-11-30 00:00:00 515121
2018-12-31 00:00:00 513299
2019-01-31 00:00:00 513079
2019-02-28 00:00:00 515280
2019-03-31 00:00:00 518264
2019-04-30 00:00:00 518799
2019-05-31 00:00:00 511125
2019-06-30 00:00:00 528621
2019-07-31 00:00:00 472633
2019-08-31 00:00:00 537001
2019-09-30 00:00:00 527690
2019-10-31 00:00:00 523435
2019-11-30 00:00:00 524546
2019-12-31 00:00:00 524730
2020-01-31 00:00:00 523733
2020-02-29 00:00:00 536701
2020-03-31 00:00:00 533989
2020-04-30 00:00:00 529631
2020-05-31 00:00:00 531623
2020-06-30 00:00:00 530267
2020-07-31 00:00:00 531178
2020-08-31 00:00:00 521589
2020-09-30 00:00:00 519177
2020-10-31 00:00:00 506080
2020-11-30 00:00:00 515803
2020-12-31 00:00:00 518631
2021-01-31 00:00:00 541541
2021-02-28 00:00:00 549794
2021-03-31 00:00:00 552931
2021-04-30 00:00:00 559165
2021-05-31 00:00:00 564849
2021-06-30 00:00:00 568195
2021-07-31 00:00:00 570493
2021-08-31 00:00:00 568492
2021-09-30 00:00:00 562546
2021-10-31 00:00:00 565743
2021-11-30 00:00:00 557664
2022-01-31 00:00:00 567067
2022-02-28 00:00:00 567411
2022-03-31 00:00:00 567918
2022-04-30 00:00:00 566439

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Number of accredited .eu registrars around the world

EURid collaborates with more than 700 accredited .eu registrars around the world. In order to find a service provider that suits you best, please visit our Find a registrar page.

We have also appointed an advisory board of registrar representatives. The Registrar Advisory Board advises EURid on business-related issues and on matters relating to the EURid registrar community. The Advisory Board is comprised of representatives from nine EURid accredited registrars from nine different countries, and meets twice a year.

Country code Registrars
DE 96
NL 75
IT 66
AT 51
BE 49
US 47
FR 38
GB 34
ES 27
HU 26
PL 25
SE 18
GR 15
CZ 14
SK 13
RO 11
CA 10
FI 9
IE 9
DK 8
EE 7
SI 5
LT 5
PT 5
LU 4
AU 4
CH 4
LV 4
HR 4
AL 3
NO 3
CN 3
BG 3
TW 2
IL 2
KR 2
JP 2
CY 2
MT 2
SC 1
MC 1
KY 1
MK 1
MD 1
RU 1
MY 1
BB 1
TR 1
SG 1
AE 1
HK 1
AI 1

Hover over a country to see the number of accredited registrars in your region.

.eu renewal rates and multiyear registrations

.eu renewal rates are reflected on monthly basis; multiyear registrations show how 1-year registrations represent a majority.

Multiyear registrations
Type Nbr of registrations
1 YEAR 270,803
2 YEARS 6,043
5 YEARS 1,667
3 YEARS 1,628
10 YEARS 567
4 YEARS 142
6 YEARS 25
7 YEARS 25
8 YEARS 19
9 YEARS 12

Who uses .eu?

During the website categorisation exercise of April 2021, we crawled 100 000-domain names, out of which 82% were found to be connected to a web server. 36 447 had rich content (web pages with content generated by the user) websites.

Of the domain names with rich content, 10 000 .eu websites were manually classified by the Milan based Italian cooperative “Opera in Fiore” according to the categorisation defined by CENTR and based on the statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community, abbreviated as NACE. To insure the highest-level accuracy, the websites were categorised by three different operators.

Trade () 19.29%
Manufacturing () 10.81%
Community Groups () 12.34%
IT () 10.05%
Entertainment () 5.15%
Project Management, Marketing & Admin () 5.05%
Tourism & Accommodation () 4.23%
Construction () 3.52%
Healthcare () 2.56%
Education 3.76%
Financial Services and Insurance 3.21%
Publishing, Printing and Photography 2.18%
Automotive 2.56%
Science and Engineering 2.69%
Legal, Public order, Security 1.99%
Transportation 1.82%
Beauty and Perfume 1.35%
Real Estate 1.44%
Energy and Utility suppliers 0.85%
Personal services 0.73%
Employment, Recruitment, HR 0.82%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing 0.77%
Restaurants, Bars, Cafes, Catering 0.68%
Mixed 1.3%
Cleaning and Facility Management Services 0.68%
Mining and Drilling 0.13%