Trumpet fanfare! The grand event occurs: there are 555 million websites in the World Wide Web now. It's nearly twice as many in comparison with the last year's results. The tendency is clear, isn't it?
By the way, do you know that the whole Earth population is immensely huge? To be precise, it's 6.99 billion. Among them, 2.1 billion are Internet surfers. Guess which continent has the smallest number of users online. It's a goldfield for IT development.
Look for more interesting figures here.