Narratiive has released its website traffic statistics for May 2019, which show that there are 15 South African websites that received over two million unique browsers last month.
Narratiive is the official traffic measurement partner of the IAB South Africa and provides accurate traffic and demographics statistics for South Africa’s top websites.
News24 is the largest website in South Africa with 7.8 million unique monthly browsers, followed by TimesLive with 5.8 million and The South African with 4.9 million.
News24’s record traffic was due to the 2019 national and provincial elections, which it covered extensively.
“News24’s extensive coverage and live results maps attracted over 2.16 million unique browsers across its app, mobile web, and desktop platforms on 9 May,” said Media24.
“Over 48 million combined page views were recorded on 8 and 9 May, while the News24 live results maps had over 15 million page views during the course of election week.”
Biggest websites in South Africa
The table below shows the top websites in South Africa, based on South African unique browsers.
Only IAB-affiliated websites running Narratiive’s tracking code are included in the table.
|Biggest South African Websites|
|Website||Unique SA Browsers||Page Views|
Top online publishers in South Africa
Narratiive also tracks statistics for online publishers, showing the total reach of a publisher’s websites.
The table below shows the top online publishers in South Africa, ranked according to local readership.
|Biggest South African Online Publishers|
|Publisher||Unique Browsers||Page Views|
|Tiso Blackstar Group||9,913,686||57,172,116|
|DStv Digital Media||2,044,240||14,898,498|