Report of Firewall List in Year 2019

IP2Location Firewall List by Country is a free web service allowing users to export an IP address list of the targeted countries for firewall filtering purposes. The service supports a wide range of formats such as Apache .htaccess, Linux iptables, CIDR, Netmask, Inverse Netmask, IIS web.config, Cisco ACL, PeerGuardian2, network-object, Cisco Bitbucket, Juniper Junos and MikroTik. 

In this report, we are reviewing the total number of list exports by country in 2019. In 2019, China, Russia, and the United States claim the top 3 spots. Their percentage stands at 12.46%, 6.61% and 4.83% respectively. It’s interesting to find out that the sum of these top 3 targeted countries is not a significant figure, only recorded at 23.9%, a slightly lower than a quarter of the total requests. Looking at the statistics of the top 10 data, the cumulative percentage stands at 38.45%, slightly more than one-third of the total downloads. Below are the top 10 targeted countries by list exports.

  1. China, CN 12.46%
  2. Russia, RU 6.61%
  3. United States, US 4.83%
  4. India, IN 2.93%
  5. Brazil, BR 2.40%
  6. Iran, IR 2.18%
  7. Germany, DE 1.82%
  8. Afghanistan, AF 1.81%
  9. Vietnam, VN 1.76%
  10. France, FR 1.66%

If we review the data at the continent level, countries in Europe are taking the lead with 38.26%, followed by Asia 34.19%, then North America 10.36%, Africa 8.30%, South America 5.05%, Oceania 3.35% and lastly Antarctica 0.49%. Although only a few countries in Europe made their way up to the above top 10 list, the overall downloads of all targeted countries in Europe has crowned it as the leader.

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