Most common critical website SEO issues worldwide as of July 2016

Leading website SEO issues worldwide 2016 This statistic presents a ranking of the most common critical website SEO issues worldwide as of July 2016. As of that period, 50 percent of sampled websites featured double content and 45 percent were missing alt attributes.
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Share of surveyed websites
Duplicate content50%
Missing alt attributes45%
Duplicate title tags35%
Broken internal links35%
Duplicate meta descriptions30%
Low text to HTML ratio28%
Missing meta description25%
Broken external links25%
Multiple H1 tags20%
Missing H120%
Low word count18%
Duplicate content in H1 and title15%
Too much text within title tag15%
Too many on-page links15%
Correct language declaration is missing12%
Temporary redirects10%
Broken internal images10%
Missing title tags8%
Not enough text within title tag4%
Share of surveyed websites
Duplicate content50%
Missing alt attributes45%
Duplicate title tags35%
Broken internal links35%
Duplicate meta descriptions30%
Low text to HTML ratio28%
Missing meta description25%
Broken external links25%
Multiple H1 tags20%
Missing H120%
Low word count18%
Duplicate content in H1 and title15%
Too much text within title tag15%
Too many on-page links15%
Correct language declaration is missing12%
Temporary redirects10%
Broken internal images10%
Missing title tags8%
Not enough text within title tag4%
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This statistic presents a ranking of the most common critical website SEO issues worldwide as of July 2016. As of that period, 50 percent of sampled websites featured double content and 45 percent were missing alt attributes.
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Release date
August 2016
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
July 2016
Number of respondents
100,000 websites and 450 million pages
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