SL have just published their public metrics, which are available through their Economy page or kindly linked here in Excel, Open Document, and Google Docs format.
459,785 a week logging in, lets say 20% are alts, yada, yada...
...not exactly a ground breaking market is it?
Hmmm, and is that just me, or is that a slump on the last load of stats? A slowdown in the growth of Second Life’s population and economy is just what the sceptics have been looking for to say no to investment. Once a trend like that starts it's a bugga to break. I don't hear a bubble bursting yet, but I can see apin on the horizon is the wind don't change.
- Registered accounts = 7.7m
- Increase of 12.7%
- Unique accounts = 5.2m
- Increase of 19.5%
- Hours per month per unique account = 4.18
In terms of active users by country:
- US 26.45% up 3.3%
- UK 7.16% up 22.0%
- Brazil 7.35% up 52.5%
- Italy 5.46% up 12.3%