Throughout 2020, 592,821 new.it domains were registered, 13.2% more than in 2019. This translates into a digital demographic of ours that grows by more than 4 percentage points (4.20%), for a total of 3,374,790.it names present on the Net at 31 December 2020, recorded by the Registro.it, an organ that operates within the
The lockdown boom: closes Italy, lights up the.it
Also between 2018 and 2019 the Internet plate of Italy had grown, but it is in the year of the pandemic from Covid-19 that the analysis of the numbers of the Register.it is a litmusol map of how and how Internet has represented a safe port also
The trend: more domains.it to the free professionals, less to the public bodies
Looking at the trend between January and October last year, the Italians recorded 428.788 new domain names.it, of these almost half (49%) belongs to natural persons, while 41% were registered by companies, a figure in contrast to the trend if
But the most important aspect concerns the freelancers: with almost 30,000 new registered domains, the digital presence of this category has grown by 35% in a single year: looking only in April 2020, we talk of a +113% compared to the same month of 2019. A significant leap that also applies to the other two types of assignors (natural persons at +51% and companies at +56% in the comparison between April 2020 and April 2019).
With regard to uses and purposes, it is not unreasonable, therefore, to believe that this is a majority use linked to the urgent personal economic and work needs of those who have had to deal with the anti-contagion prevention measures, that is to say with the numerous and frequent closures
It is therefore estimated that currently around 170 thousand companies have websites for the ecommerce [source: Report Imprese italiana e Covid19].
The state of.it today: the map of Italy online
The study of the CNR-IIT examines the entire registry of the.it Registry and calculates the index of Internet distribution in Italy based on the penetration rate for each region and province, that is how many domains.it every 10 thousand inhabitants.
The region with the highest penetration rate, in front of Lombardy, Tuscany, Valle d’Aosta, Piedmont and Veneto, is Trentino Alto Adige. No region of the South appears among the top ten: the first is Abruzzo, in fourteenth position, while in the tail to the classification appear Basilicata, Sicily and Calabria.
On the provinces front, Milan conquers the primacy by penetration rate, with 538 domains per 10,000 inhabitants, followed by Bolzano (483), Florence (448) and Rimini (436). Tuscany also has a square in the top ten Siena (426). Unfortunately, only the South and the Islands are in line: all the last twenty positions, with Crotone (149), Caltanissetta (139) and Enna (135).
To date, in fact, according to the surveys, the North collects 53.8% of the.it domains present in the Register, the Center is located 22.9% while in the South 23.2%.