The analytics company Alexa has revealed the top 50 websites that Australians visit the most. This handy chart breaks down the list into colour-coded categories. (As you'd probably expect, social media, search engines and porn all feature.)
Alexa's website rankings outlines the sites Australians are visiting the most on a daily basis. Here's the top ten:
- google.com.au: Search the web from Google Australia's homepage.
- youtube.com: User-submitted videos with rating, comments, and contests.
- google.com: Enables users to search the world's information, including webpages, images, and videos. Offers unique features and search technology
- facebook.com: A social utility that connects people, to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos
- reddit.com: User-generated news links. Votes promote stories to the front page.
- wikipedia.org: A free encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software. (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License).
- ebay.com.au: Auction sales with a focus on Australian buyers and sellers. Includes policies, search by product type, and links into the international site for additional listings.
- live: Search engine from Microsoft
- yahoo: A major internet portal and service provider offering search results, customizable content, chatrooms, free e-mail, clubs, and pager.
- diply: Entertainment website.
And here's the full list in an easy-to-digest chart (click to enlarge):
As you can see, social media takes up the lion's share of Australia's online traffic, accounting for ten sites in the top 50. Interestingly, the entertainment website Diply managed to edge its way into the Top 10, beating out such online staples as Twitter, Netflix, Instagram and Gumtree. Pirate streaming site Gomovies.to is the 39th most visited site by Aussies. Only two porn sites made it into the top 50 - Porn Hub (at #23) and Xvideos.com (at #50).
You can dive into the performance of each website in the top 50 here.