The statistics on November 2013, which are drawn up by the management team at of the public entity (Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism) and recently published in the Statistics section of the portal, reveal that a total 1,698,696 domains are registered in Spain and that almost half of them - 48.64% - are “.es” domains. There are over 425,000 more ".es" domains, most clearly identified with Spain and the Spanish language, than “.com” domains, which are second on the list and account for 36.45% of the total. These are followed by “.net” domains (4.85%), “.org” domains (3.23%), “.eu” domains (3%), “.cat” domains (2.02%), “.info” domains (1.38%) and “.biz” domains (0.41%). There are a total of 3,492,245 domains in Spain.

The “.es” domains can be divided into several categories. The basic “.es” domains represent the majority, with a total of 1,592,222 (93.73%). These are followed by “” domains (83,849), “” domains (14,599), “” domains (6,991), “” domains (553) and “” domains (428). The latter two are exclusively used by government entities and education institutions, respectively.

Most “.es” domains are managed through accredited registrars. A total of 102 such agencies are currently accredited to manage “.es” domains.

The monthly statistics published on the portal are drawn up using data taken from the databases of;, a company that gathers statistical data on TLDs (Top-Level Domains) by country;, a register that manages the “.eu” top level domain; and the CAT Foundation, which manages “.cat” domains.