Originally published at: http://www.sitepoint.com/average-page-weight-increases-15-2014/
The HTTP Archive Report collates information from almost half a million of the web’s most popular websites. The latest figures indicate that average page weight has increased by 15% in one year to reach 1,953Kb — a little under 2Mb — and comprises 95 individual HTTP requests. While this is smaller than the 32% increase in 2013, it remains cause for concern.
The report analyzes publicly-accessible content and shopping web sites rather than complex web applications and provides a breakdown of the technologies used:
These are average figures; a large proportion of pages will have greater file sizes.
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