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Wikipedia:Statistics

While you read this, Wikipedia develops at a rate of over 1.8 edits per second, performed by editors from all over the world. Currently, the English Wikipedia includes 5,860,573 articles and it averages 574 new articles per day. This amount of data can be analysed in a huge number of ways. The best way to get an idea of the bigger picture is with statistics.

This page shows some figures about Wikipedia, analysis of different patterns and compiles related tools, covering various aspects of Wikipedia, whether as an encyclopedia, a website, or a community. Some provide current snapshots and others track growth and development over time. It includes also frameworks and datasets that can help you in creating your own statistics.

Statistics

English Wikipedia (update)
Articles 5,860,573
Pages 47,789,013
Files 884,192
Edits 893,208,706
Users 36,356,742
Admins 1,175
Active users[note 1][1] -
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Analysis

A number of analysis of wiki metrics like edits, page creation, visits and links. In the form of lists, tables and rankings.

General

Articles and edits

Images

Links

Page views

Deletion and vandalism statistics

Visualizations

The following tools include artistic, graphs, maps and other visualization projects.

Frameworks

  • mediawiki-utilities – A set of utilities for accessing and processing MediaWiki data, including XML dumps

Datasets

There are available some datasets that you can download and process:

Archived statistics

The following statistical resources are currently unavailable or no longer updated, and listed for historical interest. They are sorted by the month in which they were last updated:

Archived analysis

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Registered users who have performed an action in the last 30 days; the number of unregistered active users is not compiled

References

  1. ^ Per [1], This no longer works.

External links