Website - usage statistics

Usage statistics

Month            Page ViewsVisits          Unique VisitorsAvailability
January 2018
876,229 388,312 99.83% 
December 2017
616,761 304,759 99.9%
November 2017 3,273,339 695,526 311,735 99.85% 
October 2017 3,438,203 736,185 338,352 99.98% 
September 2017 3,405,696 743,192 345,520 99.98%
August 2017 3,139,464 718,999 357,640 99.96%
July 2017 2,565,245 652,312 344,470 99.94%
June 2017 3,318,330 722,669 349,623 99.95%
May 2017 4,076,145 887,849 409,184 99.54% 
April 2017 3,389,828 730,825 354,206 99.96% 
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During January 2018 the following terms were used most frequently by people using the Cornwall Council website search:

Search queriesOccurrences
council tax 1233
planning 1009
jobs 997
recycling 629
homechoice 440
christmas tree collection 396
christmas tree 356
mapping 304
blue badge 263
housing benefit 253


Page Views

A page view, which is sometimes referred to as a 'hit', is counted every time a web page is requested from our site.


A visit is recorded as the number of individual sessions initiated by all the visitors to our site. If a visitor makes a number of individual sessions to our website each one is counted as a visit.

Unique Visitors

The 'Unique Visitor' figure represents the number of uniquely identified people who made their first recorded visit to the web site during the selected report period. A repeat visit is identified by a long-lasting cookie which the web site user has accepted. One unique web site user can make multiple visits, but is identified as a returning visitor and as such is not counted more than once as a unique visitor during the report period.


At Cornwall Council we are committed to providing access to all the services we deliver, via our website. Our aim is to offer our online services twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.

In order to provide independent verification, we use a third party service to constantly monitor website availability.

Cornwall Council aims to maintain 99% availability for its website.