The Global Economic Recession has seen nearly 50% of USA and UK traffic disappear whilst South African page demand is still showing a steady growth well into August 2009.
The year 2009
has shown a rapid decline in individual users visiting the Architect Africa Network from around 40,000 to around 20,000
. During the same period the Network's Page View numbers continued to rise, nearing 300,000 per month
. Source: AA Charts (2301)
Rapid Drop in Individual Users
Sustained Growth in Network Usage
In January 2009 the USA and UK combined made up 40% of the user base. By August 2009 it has dropped down to 23%, making South Africa the largest user base at 62%.
Since the Page View count continued to rise during that period this indicates that South African users are making fuller use of the site.
January 2009 Demographics
August 2009 Demographics
South African Demographics 08/09