Wikipedia:Statistics


While you read this, Wikipedia develops at a rate of over 1.9 edits every second, performed by editors from all over the world. Currently, the English Wikipedia includes 6,344,315 articles and it averages 597 new articles per day. This amount of data can be analyzed in many 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)
Articles6.34×106
Pages5.39×107
Files8.96×105
Edits1.03×109
Users4.19×107
Admins1088
Active users[note 1]1.21×105
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Analysis

A breakdown of wiki metrics such as edits, page creation, visits and links are presented using lists, tables and rankings.

General
Articles and edits
Images
Number of English Wikipedia articles[1]
Links
Page views
Deletion and vandalism statistics
Analytics

The analytics.wikimedia.org site provides

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 some available 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The following statistical resources are currently unavailable or no longer updated, and listed for historical interest.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. "Wikistats - Statistics For Wikimedia Projects". stats.wikimedia.org. Wikimedia Foundation. Retrieved 9 January 2021.