Wikipedia Report Card: summaries for region Africa

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English Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 8,265,524,799 -- --

Article Count 4,906,089 +7% +1%

New Articles per Day 841 --     --    

Edits per Month 3,148,867 +14% -5%

Active Editors 30,678 +2% -3%

Very Active Editors 3,241 +9% +0%

New Editors 5,934 -5% -6%

Speakers 1,500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 20 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 8,266 million per month = 276 million per day = 11.5 million per hour = 191 thousand per minute = 3.2 thousand per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Spanish Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 1,230,289,745 -- --

Article Count 1,145,650 +7% +1%

New Articles per Day 204 --     --    

Edits per Month 508,986 +17% -13%

Active Editors 4,374 +16% +4%

Very Active Editors 478 +12% +3%

New Editors 918 +12% -2%

Speakers 500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 9 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 1,230 million per month = 41.0 million per day = 1.7 million per hour = 28 thousand per minute = 475 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

French Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 775,950,836 -- --

Article Count 1,638,211 +8% +1%

New Articles per Day 350 --     --    

Edits per Month 616,511 +8% -4%

Active Editors 4,573 +9% -1%

Very Active Editors 750 +9% -8%

New Editors 710 +6% -8%

Speakers 200,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 23 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 776 million per month = 25.9 million per day = 1.1 million per hour = 18 thousand per minute = 299 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Portuguese Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 386,721,280 -- --

Article Count 878,859 +6% +0%

New Articles per Day 117 --     --    

Edits per Month 192,295 -2% -1%

Active Editors 1,598 +7% +5%

Very Active Editors 178 +24% -2%

New Editors 359 +10% +16%

Speakers 290,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 6 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 387 million per month = 12.9 million per day = 537 thousand per hour = 9.0 thousand per minute = 149 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Arabic Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 130,322,940 -- --

Article Count 373,566 +33% +1%

New Articles per Day 133 --     --    

Edits per Month 150,020 +14% -13%

Active Editors 819 +32% -10%

Very Active Editors 105 +11% -5%

New Editors 222 +43% -15%

Speakers 530,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 130 million per month = 4.3 million per day = 181 thousand per hour = 3.0 thousand per minute = 50 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Simple English Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 20,973,153 -- --

Article Count 113,661 +9% +0%

New Articles per Day 18 --     --    

Edits per Month 13,392 -7% -7%

Active Editors 126 +4% -14%

Very Active Editors 15 -12% -17%

New Editors 26 -24% -13%

Speakers 1,500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 21.0 million per month = 699 thousand per day = 29 thousand per hour = 485 per minute = 8 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Afrikaans Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 4,417,267 -- --

Article Count 35,884 +12% +1%

New Articles per Day 13 --     --    

Edits per Month 4,947 -26% +14%

Active Editors 31 +7% +7%

Very Active Editors 11 +0% +57%

New Editors 7 +40% +250%

Speakers 13,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 4.4 million per month = 147 thousand per day = 6.1 thousand per hour = 102 per minute = 1.7 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Egyptian Arabic Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 3,142,515 -- --

Article Count 14,269 +12% +1%

New Articles per Day 4 --     --    

Edits per Month 1,680 -39% -50%

Active Editors 13 +0% +30%

Very Active Editors 2 -33% +0%

New Editors 3 -25% --    

Speakers 76,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 3.1 million per month = 105 thousand per day = 4.4 thousand per hour = 73 per minute = 1.2 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Swahili Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 2,349,725 -- --

Article Count 29,153 +10% +1%

New Articles per Day 9 --     --    

Edits per Month 906 -7% -11%

Active Editors 11 +10% -48%

Very Active Editors 3 +0% +0%

New Editors 2 +0% -78%

Speakers 50,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 2.3 million per month = 78 thousand per day = 3.3 thousand per hour = 54 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Yoruba Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 1,050,789 -- --

Article Count 31,176 +0% +0%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 121 -4% -43%

Active Editors 4 +100% +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 -50% +0%

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 1.1 million per month = 35 thousand per day = 1.5 thousand per hour = 24 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Somali Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 626,720 -- --

Article Count 4,317 +7% +0%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 297 +43% -91%

Active Editors 5 +67% -29%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 +0% +0%

Speakers 13,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.4 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 627 thousand per month = 21 thousand per day = 870 per hour = 15 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Malagasy Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 2,545,695 -- --

Article Count 79,595 +69% +0%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 200 +190% -30%

Active Editors 6 +500% +200%

Very Active Editors 0 --     -100%

New Editors 2 +100% +100%

Speakers 20,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.3 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 2.5 million per month = 85 thousand per day = 3.5 thousand per hour = 59 per minute = 1.0 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Amharic Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 916,730 -- --

Article Count 13,523 +3% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 157 -89% -17%

Active Editors 3 -25% +50%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 1 --     --    

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 917 thousand per month = 31 thousand per day = 1.3 thousand per hour = 21 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Lingala Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 272,107 -- --

Article Count 2,131 +2% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 21 +17% -61%

Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 272 thousand per month = 9.1 thousand per day = 378 per hour = 6 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Shona Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 259,080 -- --

Article Count 2,635 +18% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 89 +324% -34%

Active Editors 1 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 7,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 259 thousand per month = 8.6 thousand per day = 360 per hour = 6 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Kabyle Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 247,132 -- --

Article Count 2,613 +27% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 19 -17% -42%

Active Editors 0 -100% --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 8,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 247 thousand per month = 8.2 thousand per day = 343 per hour = 6 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Zulu Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 285,973 -- --

Article Count 782 +12% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 18 -42% -77%

Active Editors 1 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 26,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 286 thousand per month = 9.5 thousand per day = 397 per hour = 7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Igbo Wikipedia

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 Igbo Wikipedia at a glance June 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 570,664 -- --

Article Count 1,043 +3% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 21 -52% -49%

Active Editors 0 -100% --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% --    

Speakers 22,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 571 thousand per month = 19 thousand per day = 793 per hour = 13 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Xhosa Wikipedia

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 Xhosa Wikipedia at a glance June 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 148,747 -- --

Article Count 515 +55% +5%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 129 +52% +207%

Active Editors 5 +150% +400%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 --     +0%

Speakers 7,900,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.6 --     --    

 

 

 

 


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

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Oromo Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 211,639 -- --

Article Count 784 +108% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 45 -62% +7%

Active Editors 2 -33% +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 25,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 212 thousand per month = 7.1 thousand per day = 294 per hour = 5 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Akan Wikipedia

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 Akan Wikipedia at a glance June 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 123,588 -- --

Article Count 335 +26% +17%

New Articles per Day 2 --     --    

Edits per Month 86 +62% +856%

Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 19,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 124 thousand per month = 4.1 thousand per day = 172 per hour = 2.9 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Hausa Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 166,147 -- --

Article Count 1,649 +146% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 16 -84% -27%

Active Editors 1 +0% --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% --    

Speakers 39,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 166 thousand per month = 5.5 thousand per day = 231 per hour = 4 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Kongo Wikipedia

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 Kongo Wikipedia at a glance June 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 148,872 -- --

Article Count 923 +3% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 44 +238% -78%

Active Editors 0 --     -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 7,000,000 --     --    

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 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Tsonga Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 115,358 -- --

Article Count 318 +10% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 14 +0% -30%

Active Editors 1 --     +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 3,300,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.3 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 115 thousand per month = 3.8 thousand per day = 160 per hour = 2.7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Sesotho Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 188,527 -- --

Article Count 265 +27% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 15 +7% -79%

Active Editors 0 --     -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 4,900,000 --     --    

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 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Setswana Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 100,246 -- --

Article Count 582 +10% +2%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 31 +244% -37%

Active Editors 2 --     -33%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 3 --     +50%

Speakers 4,400,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.5 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 100 thousand per month = 3.3 thousand per day = 139 per hour = 2.3 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 July 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

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).