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Web statistics

We use web analytic techniques to measure the number of visits made to the Directgov website. For this we use cookies. For more information about cookies, see the link to the 'Your privacy' section at the foot of this page

Monthly figures

Directgov website traffic figures for the last three months - all Directgov websites

Not all visits go to Directgov also exists on a series of related websites such as The 'all Directgov websites' figure includes visits that may also be counted by partner websites such as Some websites are included on an estimated basis.


Visits (all Directgov websites)

June 2010


July 2010


August 2010



Directgov website traffic figures for the last three months - only




Page impressions

June 2010




July 2010




August  2010






Visit: This is defined as a series of page impressions delivered to one unique user.

Unique user: This is defined as a uniquely identifiable user. These may be determined by using one or more of the following: cookies; the Internet Protocol (IP) address plus a combination of browser type and operating system; Registration ID.

Page impression (Page view): This is defined as a file, or combination of files, sent to a user as a result of their request being received by the server. Some images and assets, such as PDFs, are excluded.

ABC electronic

Directgov's web statistics are audited by ABC electronic. The last audit was in March 2007. The audit covered both the main Directgov website and Directgov Jobseekers.


Unique users

Page impressions

March 2007




July 2006





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