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05/09/2012
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Wednesday, 5 September 2012

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 'Your privacy - how cookies are used by Directgov'.

Monthly figures

Traffic figures for the last three months - all Directgov websites

Not all visits go to www.direct.gov.uk. Directgov also exists on a series of related websites such as jobseekers.direct.gov.uk. Some websites are included on an estimated basis.

Month

Visits (all Directgov websites)

February 2012

34,194,924

January 2012

35,897,640

December 2011

22,567,495

Traffic figures for the last three months - www.direct.gov.uk only

Month

Visits

Page impressions

March 2012

21,195,008

65,792,362

February 2012

20,758,333

61,038,231

January 2012

21,943,960

67,084,909

Definitions

Visit

A 'visit' is defined as a series of page impressions delivered to one unique user.

Page impression (page view)

A 'page impression' is 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.

Unique user

A 'unique user' is defined as a uniquely identifiable visitor. This 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

ABC electronic

Directgov's web statistics are audited by ABC electronic. The last audit was in March 2011. The audit covered the main Directgov website.

  Visits  Unique users Page impressions
March 2011  19,618,167    13,174,712 63,937,242

Additional links

Online benefits advice

If you need advice on benefits, pensions and credits, see what you might get by using the online calculator

Claim Jobseeker's Allowance online

If you need to apply for Jobseeker's Allowance, do it online at a time that suits you

Access keys

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