[ipv6-wg] 2006 IPv4 Address Use Report
Ray Plzak plzak at arin.net
Tue Jan 2 14:08:33 CET 2007
I would think that an interesting statistic to look at would be the consumption rates by region and by the top 10 economy/country consumers in both IPv4 and IPv6. I would also look at the percentage of the allocated IPv6 resources by region and by the top 10 economy/country consumers. Ray > -----Original Message----- > From: ipv6-wg-admin at ripe.net [mailto:ipv6-wg-admin at ripe.net] On Behalf Of > Iljitsch van Beijnum > Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2007 5:33 AM > To: Tanya Hinman > Cc: ipv6-wg at ripe.net > Subject: Re: [ipv6-wg] 2006 IPv4 Address Use Report > > On 1-jan-2007, at 23:53, Tanya Hinman wrote: > > > Is the decrease in the percentage of used IPv4 space in the United > > States of America due to other countries increasing their usage and/ > > or the return of unused IPv4 space in the United States of America? > > Just looking at upcoming usage statistics globally. > > A year ago, the US held 1324.93 million addresses out of a total of > 2238.04 million = 59.2% (apparently I rounded off incorrectly with my > 60% figure). > > Yesterday's total is 2407.11 so for the US to maintain its 59.2% it > would have to hold 1425 million addresses, which is an increase of > exactly 100 million addresses. But the US didn't get 100 million > addresses last year, but "only" 41.66 million for a total of 1366.53 > (56.8%). > > So the US keeps growing, and still uses up a quarter of the new > addresses given out in 2006, but the rest of the world grows faster > so the US lead is diminishing.
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