88 websites visited per day per user
After studying 1 billion web pages globally, New Relic has determined that it takes an average of six seconds for a web page to load and success of a site is relative to its speed.
Over a one week span, they studied actual page loads on sites, testing various browsers, operating systems and even mobile and while six seconds may not sound like a long time, New Relic CEO Lew Cirne noted that “Nielsen data suggests that it takes only one second before a user starts to notice a delay.”
According to New Relic, “Both our customers and we here at New Relic have learned a lot from looking at the Real User Monitoring data that’s been coming in fast and furious over the last month. Based on the javasrcipt library created by Google’s Steve Souders, RUM shows what performance issues actual users are experiencing on a site, right now.”