Wikipedia Report Card: summaries for region Africa

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English Wikipedia

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 English Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 9,219,530,703 -- --

Article Count 4,801,887 +7% +1%

New Articles per Day 915 --     --    

Edits per Month 3,096,372 -4% +8%

Active Editors 32,562 +4% +6%

Very Active Editors 3,332 +3% +9%

New Editors 6,112 -4% -3%

Speakers 1,500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 22 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 9,220 million per month = 307 million per day = 12.8 million per hour = 213 thousand per minute = 3.6 thousand per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Spanish Wikipedia

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 Spanish Wikipedia at a glance February 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 1,357,362,923 -- --

Article Count 1,122,091 +7% +1%

New Articles per Day 224 --     --    

Edits per Month 441,854 -11% -2%

Active Editors 4,159 +12% -3%

Very Active Editors 426 -6% -5%

New Editors 901 +12% -3%

Speakers 500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 8 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 1,357 million per month = 45.2 million per day = 1.9 million per hour = 31 thousand per minute = 524 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

French Wikipedia

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 French Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 933,296,363 -- --

Article Count 1,589,578 +8% +1%

New Articles per Day 339 --     --    

Edits per Month 630,715 -3% +10%

Active Editors 4,631 -6% +6%

Very Active Editors 806 +8% +4%

New Editors 692 -21% -2%

Speakers 200,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 23 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 933 million per month = 31.1 million per day = 1.3 million per hour = 22 thousand per minute = 360 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Portuguese Wikipedia

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 Portuguese Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 354,485,311 -- --

Article Count 864,655 +6% +0%

New Articles per Day 130 --     --    

Edits per Month 178,921 +2% +3%

Active Editors 1,696 +11% +10%

Very Active Editors 202 +9% +13%

New Editors 380 +17% +26%

Speakers 290,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 6 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 354 million per month = 11.8 million per day = 492 thousand per hour = 8.2 thousand per minute = 137 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Arabic Wikipedia

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 Arabic Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 161,964,218 -- --

Article Count 612,947 +38% +1%

New Articles per Day 196 --     --    

Edits per Month 108,021 -9% -2%

Active Editors 862 +28% +12%

Very Active Editors 105 -7% +13%

New Editors 247 +39% +29%

Speakers 530,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 162 million per month = 5.4 million per day = 225 thousand per hour = 3.7 thousand per minute = 62 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Simple English Wikipedia

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 Simple English Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 19,424,276 -- --

Article Count 110,724 +11% +1%

New Articles per Day 36 --     --    

Edits per Month 20,237 +0% +47%

Active Editors 132 -1% +25%

Very Active Editors 17 -19% +21%

New Editors 25 -11% -14%

Speakers 1,500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 19.4 million per month = 647 thousand per day = 27 thousand per hour = 450 per minute = 7 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Afrikaans Wikipedia

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 Afrikaans Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 4,690,036 -- --

Article Count 34,337 +14% +1%

New Articles per Day 11 --     --    

Edits per Month 6,841 +5% +41%

Active Editors 36 +12% +0%

Very Active Editors 9 +29% +12%

New Editors 8 -11% +60%

Speakers 13,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 3 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 4.7 million per month = 156 thousand per day = 6.5 thousand per hour = 109 per minute = 1.8 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Egyptian Arabic Wikipedia

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 Egyptian Arabic Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 3,835,180 -- --

Article Count 13,774 +18% +1%

New Articles per Day 4 --     --    

Edits per Month 1,328 -29% -8%

Active Editors 14 +56% +100%

Very Active Editors 1 -50% -50%

New Editors 5 +150% +150%

Speakers 76,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 3.8 million per month = 128 thousand per day = 5.3 thousand per hour = 89 per minute = 1.5 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Swahili Wikipedia

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 Swahili Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 2,490,864 -- --

Article Count 28,044 +8% +2%

New Articles per Day 15 --     --    

Edits per Month 1,027 -68% -19%

Active Editors 10 -9% -9%

Very Active Editors 2 +0% +100%

New Editors 4 +33% --    

Speakers 50,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 2.5 million per month = 83 thousand per day = 3.5 thousand per hour = 58 per minute = 1.0 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Malagasy Wikipedia

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 Malagasy Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 1,554,232 -- --

Article Count 76,452 +62% +43%

New Articles per Day 740 --     --    

Edits per Month 30,332 +20675% +260%

Active Editors 3 +200% +200%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% --    

Speakers 20,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 1.6 million per month = 52 thousand per day = 2.2 thousand per hour = 36 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Yoruba Wikipedia

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 Yoruba Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 1,108,053 -- --

Article Count 31,112 +1% +0%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 94 -53% +42%

Active Editors 2 -71% +100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% --    

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 1.1 million per month = 37 thousand per day = 1.5 thousand per hour = 26 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Amharic Wikipedia

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 Amharic Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 970,324 -- --

Article Count 13,469 +4% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 198 -69% -15%

Active Editors 4 -33% -20%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 2 --     +0%

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 970 thousand per month = 32 thousand per day = 1.3 thousand per hour = 22 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Somali Wikipedia

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 Somali Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 704,476 -- --

Article Count 4,249 +8% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 345 -87% -8%

Active Editors 9 -10% -25%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 2 -60% +0%

Speakers 13,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.7 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 704 thousand per month = 23 thousand per day = 978 per hour = 16 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Zulu Wikipedia

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 Zulu Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 205,905 -- --

Article Count 757 +14% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 31 +35% -37%

Active Editors 0 --     -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 26,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 206 thousand per month = 6.9 thousand per day = 286 per hour = 5 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Lingala Wikipedia

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 Lingala Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 302,500 -- --

Article Count 2,114 +3% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 25 -7% +47%

Active Editors 0 --     -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% --    

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 302 thousand per month = 10 thousand per day = 420 per hour = 7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Kabyle Wikipedia

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 Kabyle Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 296,766 -- --

Article Count 2,606 +31% +2%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 234 -26% -85%

Active Editors 3 +50% -40%

Very Active Editors 1 --     -50%

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 8,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.4 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 297 thousand per month = 9.9 thousand per day = 412 per hour = 7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Shona Wikipedia

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 Shona Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 298,598 -- --

Article Count 2,447 +13% +4%

New Articles per Day 3 --     --    

Edits per Month 467 +109% +100%

Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 7,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 299 thousand per month = 10.0 thousand per day = 415 per hour = 7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Igbo Wikipedia

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 Igbo Wikipedia at a glance December 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 458,691 -- --

Article Count 1,034 +71% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 23 -36% -26%

Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 22,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 459 thousand per month = 15 thousand per day = 637 per hour = 11 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Oromo Wikipedia

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 Oromo Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 188,892 -- --

Article Count 740 +135% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 13 -7% -93%

Active Editors 0 --     -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     -100%

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 25,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 189 thousand per month = 6.3 thousand per day = 262 per hour = 4 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Hausa Wikipedia

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 Hausa Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 149,243 -- --

Article Count 1,538 +254% +3%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 69 -13% +86%

Active Editors 1 +0% +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 39,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 149 thousand per month = 5.0 thousand per day = 207 per hour = 3 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Xhosa Wikipedia

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 Xhosa Wikipedia at a glance December 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 134,010 -- --

Article Count 395 +109% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 17 -73% -47%

Active Editors 2 -33% +100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% --    

Speakers 7,900,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.3 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 134 thousand per month = 4.5 thousand per day = 186 per hour = 3 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Kongo Wikipedia

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 Kongo Wikipedia at a glance December 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 130,385 -- --

Article Count 919 +5% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 30 +150% +2900%

Active Editors 2 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 --     --    

Speakers 7,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.3 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 130 thousand per month = 4.3 thousand per day = 181 per hour = 3 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Sesotho Wikipedia

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 Sesotho Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 183,351 -- --

Article Count 235 +16% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 34 +386% +143%

Active Editors 1 --     +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 +0% --    

Speakers 4,900,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 183 thousand per month = 6.1 thousand per day = 255 per hour = 4 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Twi Wikipedia

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 Twi Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 125,925 -- --

Article Count 571 +154% +3%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 24 -17% +0%

Active Editors 1 -50% --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 14,800,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 126 thousand per month = 4.2 thousand per day = 175 per hour = 2.9 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Tsonga Wikipedia

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 Tsonga Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 129,776 -- --

Article Count 315 +37% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 76 +3700% +31%

Active Editors 1 --     +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 3,300,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.3 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 130 thousand per month = 4.3 thousand per day = 180 per hour = 3 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Kikuyu Wikipedia

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 Kikuyu Wikipedia at a glance December 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 88,295 -- --

Article Count 486 +6% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 88 +8700% +1157%

Active Editors 1 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 5,400,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 88 thousand per month = 2.9 thousand per day = 123 per hour = 2.0 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Setswana Wikipedia

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 Setswana Wikipedia at a glance January 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 107,194 -- --

Article Count 538 +3% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 18 -49% +157%

Active Editors 1 +0% --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% --    

Speakers 4,400,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 107 thousand per month = 3.6 thousand per day = 149 per hour = 2.5 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Ganda Wikipedia

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 Ganda Wikipedia at a glance December 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 69,590 -- --

Article Count 388 +135% +9%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 56 +1767% +10%

Active Editors 5 --     +25%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 10,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.5 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 70 thousand per month = 2.3 thousand per day = 97 per hour = 1.6 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 3 March 2015

 

Definitions

Metrics are about proper articles only (aka 'real' content or namespace 0 pages), not discussion/help/project pages, etc.

Page Views 1
Article Count 1
An article is defined as any 'real' content page which contains at least one link to any other page
New Articles per Day
Edits per Month
Edits per Month
Active Editors
Registered (and signed in) users who made 5 or more edits in a month
Very Active Editors
Registered (and signed in) users who made 100 or more edits in a month
New Editors
Registered (and signed in) users who completed their all time 10th edit in this month
Speakers 1
Includes secondary language speakers. Data are from the English Wikipedia page for each language.
Editors per Million Speakers 1
aka Participation Rate.
1 For language/project comparisons see also Wikipedia sitemap and new WMF Report Card (beta).