The Net Data Directory collects and shares information on different sources of data about the Internet. For more about the project, see our about page. To get started, use the search box below, or check out our quick start guide.


Managed by public relations giant Burson-Marsteller, this site specializes in world leaders’ and diplomatic usage of Twitter. It provides brief country reports of tweeting activities by world leaders, governments and foreign affairs departments; overviews about the most connected leaders; and information on the usage of country names as Twitter handles.


Provides monthly data on size and gender, and profile of user base, on the top 50 most visited domains and top 50 online brands in The Netherlands This is supposed the continuation of STIR under a different name.


This source monitors the use of various technologies on the web and publishes daily updates of their data. These technologies include Content Management systems, Server-side Languages, Client-side Languages, JavaScript Libraries, Markup Languages, Character Encodings, Image File Formats, Site Elements, SSL Certificate Authorities, Social Widgets, Web Servers, Operating Systems, Content Delivery, Traffic Analysis Tools, Advertising Networks, Tag Managers, Top Level Domains, and Content Languages.

Web Index

This source by the World Wide Web Foundation ranks countries through an index based on four dimensions: access to the Internet, relevant content, freedom and openness, and empowerment.

WIP (World Internet Project)

This project was founded by the USC Annenberg School Center for the Digital Future in 1999, and it has published five comparative reports (in the last one, 2013, the countries compared were Cyprus, Mexico, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, and the US) on issues such as Internet use and non-use, information seeking behavior, access to online services, the internet and social connections, politics and the internet, media use, reliability and importance, user generated content, online entertainment and communication, and on