Wikipedia Report Card: summaries for region Africa

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English Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 9,327,494,967 -- --

Article Count 4,824,785 +7% +1%

New Articles per Day 880 --     --    

Edits per Month 2,835,655 -1% -8%

Active Editors 31,139 +6% -4%

Very Active Editors 3,062 +4% -8%

New Editors 5,985 -3% -6%

Speakers 1,500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 21 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 9,327 million per month = 311 million per day = 13.0 million per hour = 216 thousand per minute = 3.6 thousand per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

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 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

French Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 894,981,623 -- --

Article Count 1,598,608 +8% +1%

New Articles per Day 329 --     --    

Edits per Month 585,427 -5% -7%

Active Editors 4,568 +3% -1%

Very Active Editors 781 +10% -3%

New Editors 731 -1% +0%

Speakers 200,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 23 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 895 million per month = 29.8 million per day = 1.2 million per hour = 21 thousand per minute = 345 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Portuguese Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 379,704,649 -- --

Article Count 867,634 +6% +0%

New Articles per Day 118 --     --    

Edits per Month 168,548 +2% -6%

Active Editors 1,626 +19% -4%

Very Active Editors 179 +2% -11%

New Editors 359 +40% -9%

Speakers 290,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 6 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 380 million per month = 12.7 million per day = 527 thousand per hour = 8.8 thousand per minute = 146 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Arabic Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 167,015,980 -- --

Article Count 625,226 +39% +2%

New Articles per Day 450 --     --    

Edits per Month 129,854 +17% +20%

Active Editors 865 +35% +1%

Very Active Editors 106 -10% +1%

New Editors 228 +57% -12%

Speakers 530,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 167 million per month = 5.6 million per day = 232 thousand per hour = 3.9 thousand per minute = 64 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 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 February 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 17,205,572 -- --

Article Count 111,469 +10% +1%

New Articles per Day 26 --     --    

Edits per Month 15,575 -26% -23%

Active Editors 127 +9% -4%

Very Active Editors 14 -33% -12%

New Editors 30 -3% +20%

Speakers 1,500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 17.2 million per month = 574 thousand per day = 24 thousand per hour = 398 per minute = 7 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Afrikaans Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 5,431,166 -- --

Article Count 34,684 +13% +1%

New Articles per Day 12 --     --    

Edits per Month 5,946 +3% -13%

Active Editors 23 -21% -36%

Very Active Editors 7 +0% -22%

New Editors 2 -50% -75%

Speakers 13,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 5.4 million per month = 181 thousand per day = 7.5 thousand per hour = 126 per minute = 2.1 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 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 February 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 3,936,009 -- --

Article Count 13,846 +17% +1%

New Articles per Day 3 --     --    

Edits per Month 1,369 -56% +3%

Active Editors 14 +0% +0%

Very Active Editors 2 -50% +100%

New Editors 5 +67% +0%

Speakers 76,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 3.9 million per month = 131 thousand per day = 5.5 thousand per hour = 91 per minute = 1.5 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Swahili Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 2,538,224 -- --

Article Count 28,266 +8% +1%

New Articles per Day 8 --     --    

Edits per Month 2,013 +275% +97%

Active Editors 6 -25% -40%

Very Active Editors 2 +100% +0%

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 50,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


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 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Malagasy Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 1,699,474 -- --

Article Count 79,528 +69% +4%

New Articles per Day 110 --     --    

Edits per Month 32,596 +17909% +7%

Active Editors 3 +50% +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 --     --    

Speakers 20,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 1.7 million per month = 57 thousand per day = 2.4 thousand per hour = 39 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Yoruba Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 1,061,139 -- --

Article Count 31,125 +1% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 107 -39% +14%

Active Editors 1 +0% -50%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 1.1 million per month = 35 thousand per day = 1.5 thousand per hour = 25 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Amharic Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 981,777 -- --

Article Count 13,474 +4% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 255 -90% +29%

Active Editors 4 +100% +0%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 982 thousand per month = 33 thousand per day = 1.4 thousand per hour = 23 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Lingala Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 290,748 -- --

Article Count 2,123 +3% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 62 +63% +148%

Active Editors 1 -50% --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 291 thousand per month = 9.7 thousand per day = 404 per hour = 7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Somali Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 653,772 -- --

Article Count 4,271 +7% +1%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 503 -26% +46%

Active Editors 13 +44% +44%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 8 +700% +300%

Speakers 13,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 1.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 654 thousand per month = 22 thousand per day = 908 per hour = 15 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Kinyarwanda Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 266,480 -- --

Article Count 1,859 +2% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 10 -33% +25%

Active Editors 0 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 12,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 266 thousand per month = 8.9 thousand per day = 370 per hour = 6 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Zulu Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 295,745 -- --

Article Count 762 +14% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 22 +69% -29%

Active Editors 1 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 26,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 296 thousand per month = 9.9 thousand per day = 411 per hour = 7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Wolof Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 248,033 -- --

Article Count 1,208 +3% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 15 +275% +88%

Active Editors 0 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 3,600,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 248 thousand per month = 8.3 thousand per day = 344 per hour = 6 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Kabyle Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 272,743 -- --

Article Count 2,601 +30% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 23 -69% -90%

Active Editors 0 --     -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     -100%

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 8,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 273 thousand per month = 9.1 thousand per day = 379 per hour = 6 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Shona Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 267,074 -- --

Article Count 2,519 +15% +3%

New Articles per Day 3 --     --    

Edits per Month 582 +301% +25%

Active Editors 1 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 7,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 267 thousand per month = 8.9 thousand per day = 371 per hour = 6 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Hausa Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 209,250 -- --

Article Count 1,635 +145% +6%

New Articles per Day 4 --     --    

Edits per Month 287 +7% +316%

Active Editors 2 +0% +100%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 1 +0% --    

Speakers 39,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 209 thousand per month = 7.0 thousand per day = 291 per hour = 5 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Setswana Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 118,017 -- --

Article Count 541 +3% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 10 +0% -44%

Active Editors 1 --     +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 4,400,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 118 thousand per month = 3.9 thousand per day = 164 per hour = 2.7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Igbo Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 602,227 -- --

Article Count 1,042 +69% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 18 +200% -22%

Active Editors 0 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 22,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 602 thousand per month = 20 thousand per day = 836 per hour = 14 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Oromo Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 232,683 -- --

Article Count 745 +137% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 15 +67% +15%

Active Editors 0 -100% --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 25,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 233 thousand per month = 7.8 thousand per day = 323 per hour = 5 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Xhosa Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 171,094 -- --

Article Count 415 +118% +2%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 61 +662% -14%

Active Editors 1 --     -50%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 7,900,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 171 thousand per month = 5.7 thousand per day = 238 per hour = 4 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Sesotho Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 180,990 -- --

Article Count 237 +17% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 30 +2900% -12%

Active Editors 1 --     +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 4,900,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 181 thousand per month = 6.0 thousand per day = 251 per hour = 4 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Twi Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 136,033 -- --

Article Count 576 +88% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 14 -94% -42%

Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 14,800,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 136 thousand per month = 4.5 thousand per day = 189 per hour = 3 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Fulfulde Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 115,702 -- --

Article Count 239 +13% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 10 +0% +43%

Active Editors 1 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 13,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 116 thousand per month = 3.9 thousand per day = 161 per hour = 2.7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Ganda Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 78,568 -- --

Article Count 423 +116% +8%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 43 -77% +291%

Active Editors 3 -40% --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% --    

Speakers 10,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.3 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 79 thousand per month = 2.6 thousand per day = 109 per hour = 1.8 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 27 March 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).