Wikipedia Report Card: summaries for region Africa

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English Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 9,410,008,942 -- --

Article Count 4,882,558 +7% +0%

New Articles per Day 779 --     --    

Edits per Month 3,314,354 +11% +5%

Active Editors 31,601 -1% -1%

Very Active Editors 3,225 +6% +2%

New Editors 6,100 -11% -8%

Speakers 1,500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 21 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 9,410 million per month = 314 million per day = 13.1 million per hour = 218 thousand per minute = 3.6 thousand per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Spanish Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 1,406,530,087 -- --

Article Count 1,140,375 +7% +1%

New Articles per Day 200 --     --    

Edits per Month 588,586 +25% +18%

Active Editors 4,318 +7% +3%

Very Active Editors 466 +6% +4%

New Editors 948 +1% +0%

Speakers 500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 9 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 1,407 million per month = 46.9 million per day = 2.0 million per hour = 33 thousand per minute = 543 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

French Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 917,989,227 -- --

Article Count 1,628,444 +8% +1%

New Articles per Day 345 --     --    

Edits per Month 641,920 +7% +3%

Active Editors 4,602 -1% -1%

Very Active Editors 818 +8% +4%

New Editors 743 -4% -3%

Speakers 200,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 23 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 918 million per month = 30.6 million per day = 1.3 million per hour = 21 thousand per minute = 354 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Portuguese Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 442,946,537 -- --

Article Count 875,772 +6% +0%

New Articles per Day 115 --     --    

Edits per Month 194,156 +5% -0%

Active Editors 1,534 +8% +1%

Very Active Editors 181 +20% -10%

New Editors 300 +1% -3%

Speakers 290,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 5 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 443 million per month = 14.8 million per day = 615 thousand per hour = 10 thousand per minute = 171 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Arabic Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 158,101,650 -- --

Article Count 372,187 +34% +4%

New Articles per Day 515 --     --    

Edits per Month 177,627 +12% -10%

Active Editors 944 +43% +11%

Very Active Editors 111 +10% +2%

New Editors 278 +49% +8%

Speakers 530,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 158 million per month = 5.3 million per day = 220 thousand per hour = 3.7 thousand per minute = 61 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 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 May 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 23,065,260 -- --

Article Count 113,150 +9% +0%

New Articles per Day 17 --     --    

Edits per Month 14,382 +7% +8%

Active Editors 145 +22% +19%

Very Active Editors 18 +0% +38%

New Editors 28 +12% +65%

Speakers 1,500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 23.1 million per month = 769 thousand per day = 32 thousand per hour = 534 per minute = 9 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Afrikaans Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 5,845,888 -- --

Article Count 35,481 +13% +1%

New Articles per Day 8 --     --    

Edits per Month 4,294 -19% -28%

Active Editors 29 -3% +21%

Very Active Editors 7 -12% -30%

New Editors 1 -67% -80%

Speakers 13,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 5.8 million per month = 195 thousand per day = 8.1 thousand per hour = 135 per minute = 2.3 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 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 May 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 3,670,710 -- --

Article Count 14,134 +12% +1%

New Articles per Day 5 --     --    

Edits per Month 3,356 +86% +64%

Active Editors 10 -33% +0%

Very Active Editors 2 -33% +0%

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 76,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 3.7 million per month = 122 thousand per day = 5.1 thousand per hour = 85 per minute = 1.4 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Swahili Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 3,028,702 -- --

Article Count 28,881 +10% +0%

New Articles per Day 4 --     --    

Edits per Month 1,023 -65% -72%

Active Editors 21 +320% +91%

Very Active Editors 3 +50% -25%

New Editors 9 +800% +350%

Speakers 50,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.4 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 3.0 million per month = 101 thousand per day = 4.2 thousand per hour = 70 per minute = 1.2 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Malagasy Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 2,154,463 -- --

Article Count 79,577 +69% +0%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 284 +193% -43%

Active Editors 2 +100% -67%

Very Active Editors 1 --     +0%

New Editors 1 --     -75%

Speakers 20,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 2.2 million per month = 72 thousand per day = 3.0 thousand per hour = 50 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Yoruba Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 1,321,096 -- --

Article Count 31,156 +1% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 216 +8% +143%

Active Editors 5 -17% +150%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 2 +100% --    

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 1.3 million per month = 44 thousand per day = 1.8 thousand per hour = 31 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Amharic Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 1,328,305 -- --

Article Count 13,516 +3% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 189 -63% -95%

Active Editors 2 -67% -67%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 1.3 million per month = 44 thousand per day = 1.8 thousand per hour = 31 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Somali Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 754,298 -- --

Article Count 4,361 +7% +1%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 3,380 +160% +116%

Active Editors 7 +75% -22%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

New Editors 1 -50% -75%

Speakers 13,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.5 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 754 thousand per month = 25 thousand per day = 1.0 thousand per hour = 17 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Zulu Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 332,121 -- --

Article Count 780 +15% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 79 +147% +155%

Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 26,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 332 thousand per month = 11 thousand per day = 461 per hour = 8 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Lingala Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 356,681 -- --

Article Count 2,131 +2% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 56 -27% -69%

Active Editors 1 -50% -50%

Very Active Editors 0 --     -100%

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 25,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 357 thousand per month = 12 thousand per day = 495 per hour = 8 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Shona Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 343,668 -- --

Article Count 2,637 +18% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 140 +164% -63%

Active Editors 0 --     -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 7,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 344 thousand per month = 11 thousand per day = 477 per hour = 8 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Kabyle Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 291,749 -- --

Article Count 2,612 +27% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 34 -47% -70%

Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 8,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 292 thousand per month = 9.7 thousand per day = 405 per hour = 7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Kinyarwanda Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 281,903 -- --

Article Count 1,863 +1% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 12 -43% -68%

Active Editors 0 --     -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 12,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 282 thousand per month = 9.4 thousand per day = 392 per hour = 7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Igbo Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 611,794 -- --

Article Count 1,050 +6% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 48 +78% +269%

Active Editors 0 -100% --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 22,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 612 thousand per month = 20 thousand per day = 850 per hour = 14 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Northern Sotho Wikipedia

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 Northern Sotho Wikipedia at a glance May 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 229,706 -- --

Article Count 1,035 +40% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 37 +311% +1133%

Active Editors 1 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 --     --    

Speakers 4,200,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 230 thousand per month = 7.7 thousand per day = 319 per hour = 5 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Oromo Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 236,068 -- --

Article Count 783 +133% +2%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 49 +123% -56%

Active Editors 2 --     -33%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 --     +0%

Speakers 25,500,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 236 thousand per month = 7.9 thousand per day = 328 per hour = 5 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Kongo Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 179,546 -- --

Article Count 931 +4% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 216 +929% +2986%

Active Editors 1 +0% --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 --     --    

Speakers 7,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 180 thousand per month = 6.0 thousand per day = 249 per hour = 4 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Xhosa Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 204,040 -- --

Article Count 493 +49% +2%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 42 -45% -46%

Active Editors 1 -50% -67%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 --     +0%

Speakers 7,900,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 204 thousand per month = 6.8 thousand per day = 283 per hour = 5 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Sesotho Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 200,949 -- --

Article Count 264 +29% +14%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 71 +3450% +122%

Active Editors 1 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 +0% --    

Speakers 4,900,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 201 thousand per month = 6.7 thousand per day = 279 per hour = 5 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Hausa Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 196,681 -- --

Article Count 1,648 +146% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 26 +100% +37%

Active Editors 0 --     -100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 39,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 197 thousand per month = 6.6 thousand per day = 273 per hour = 5 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Tsonga Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 148,974 -- --

Article Count 316 +12% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 20 +67% -74%

Active Editors 1 +0% -50%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 3,300,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.3 --     --    

 

 

 

 


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

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Fulfulde Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 134,114 -- --

Article Count 240 +12% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 19 +171% --    

Active Editors 1 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 13,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


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

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Setswana Wikipedia

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

Page Views per Month 133,092 -- --

Article Count 569 +8% +4%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 49 +172% +345%

Active Editors 3 +200% +200%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 2 +100% --    

Speakers 4,400,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.7 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 133 thousand per month = 4.4 thousand per day = 185 per hour = 3 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 2015
All data and images on this page are in the public domain.

 

Tigrinya Wikipedia

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 Tigrinya Wikipedia at a glance May 2015  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 92,219 -- --

Article Count 264 +11% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 10 +43% +900%

Active Editors 0 --     --    

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 6,700,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 92 thousand per month = 3.1 thousand per day = 128 per hour = 2.1 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 11 June 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).