Wikinews Report Card: summaries for 17 languages

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English Wikinews

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 English Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 10,673,502 -- --

Article Count 20,298 +2% +0%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 1,586 +31% -43%

Active Editors 12 -33% -14%

Very Active Editors 2 +100% +0%

New Editors 4 +100% +0%

Speakers 1,500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 10.7 million per month = 356 thousand per day = 15 thousand per hour = 247 per minute = 4 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

German Wikinews

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 German Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 2,993,230 -- --

Article Count 12,821 +2% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 139 -26% -34%

Active Editors 9 +29% +50%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 185,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 3.0 million per month = 100 thousand per day = 4.2 thousand per hour = 69 per minute = 1.2 per second

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Spanish Wikinews

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 Spanish Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 641,521 -- --

Article Count 8,728 +7% +1%

New Articles per Day 2 --     --    

Edits per Month 603 -60% +101%

Active Editors 18 +6% +125%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 6 +500% +500%

Speakers 500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 642 thousand per month = 21 thousand per day = 891 per hour = 15 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

French Wikinews

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 French Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 841,155 -- --

Article Count 15,059 +12% +0%

New Articles per Day 2 --     --    

Edits per Month 394 -66% -44%

Active Editors 10 -38% -55%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

New Editors 1 -75% -67%

Speakers 200,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 841 thousand per month = 28 thousand per day = 1.2 thousand per hour = 19 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Polish Wikinews

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 Polish Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 460,670 -- --

Article Count 13,710 +2% +0%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 200 +156% +61%

Active Editors 5 +0% +25%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 1 --     -50%

Speakers 43,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 461 thousand per month = 15 thousand per day = 640 per hour = 11 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Russian Wikinews

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 Russian Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 480,388 -- --

Article Count 7,175 +27% +2%

New Articles per Day 5 --     --    

Edits per Month 2,470 +34% +6%

Active Editors 14 -26% +75%

Very Active Editors 2 +100% +0%

New Editors 3 +0% --    

Speakers 278,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 480 thousand per month = 16 thousand per day = 667 per hour = 11 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Chinese Wikinews

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 Chinese Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 574,312 -- --

Article Count 4,869 +11% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 16 -92% -43%

Active Editors 0 -100% -100%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 1,300,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 574 thousand per month = 19 thousand per day = 798 per hour = 13 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Italian Wikinews

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 Italian Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 368,784 -- --

Article Count 9,306 +5% +0%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 132 -47% -56%

Active Editors 7 -12% +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 70,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 369 thousand per month = 12 thousand per day = 512 per hour = 9 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Portuguese Wikinews

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 Portuguese Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 446,965 -- --

Article Count 8,186 +5% +1%

New Articles per Day 2 --     --    

Edits per Month 221 +32% +112%

Active Editors 6 +100% +500%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 2 --     --    

Speakers 290,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 447 thousand per month = 15 thousand per day = 621 per hour = 10 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Japanese Wikinews

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 Japanese Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 288,244 -- --

Article Count 3,730 +2% +0%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 79 +65% +32%

Active Editors 4 +33% +0%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 132,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 288 thousand per month = 9.6 thousand per day = 400 per hour = 7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Serbian Wikinews

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 Serbian Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 241,192 -- --

Article Count 75,850 +1% +0%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 149 -68% +119%

Active Editors 4 +100% +100%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 1 +0% --    

Speakers 12,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.3 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 241 thousand per month = 8.0 thousand per day = 335 per hour = 6 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Arabic Wikinews

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 Arabic Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 161,258 -- --

Article Count 1,581 +12% +1%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 58 -65% -48%

Active Editors 2 +100% -50%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 1 --     -50%

Speakers 530,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 161 thousand per month = 5.4 thousand per day = 224 per hour = 4 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Catalan Wikinews

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 Catalan Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 117,128 -- --

Article Count 2,192 +34% +2%

New Articles per Day 2 --     --    

Edits per Month 151 -49% -64%

Active Editors 2 +100% -33%

Very Active Editors 1 +0% +0%

New Editors 0 --     --    

Speakers 9,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.2 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 117 thousand per month = 3.9 thousand per day = 163 per hour = 2.7 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Czech Wikinews

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 Czech Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 101,949 -- --

Article Count 2,305 +14% +1%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 82 -82% -79%

Active Editors 5 +0% -38%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 12,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.4 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 102 thousand per month = 3.4 thousand per day = 142 per hour = 2.4 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Persian Wikinews

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 Persian Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 83,848 -- --

Article Count 1,436 +2% +1%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 69 +590% +146%

Active Editors 2 +100% +100%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 --     -100%

Speakers 107,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.0 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 84 thousand per month = 2.8 thousand per day = 116 per hour = 1.9 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Tamil Wikinews

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 Tamil Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 69,828 -- --

Article Count 3,065 +15% +1%

New Articles per Day 1 --     --    

Edits per Month 125 -55% +10%

Active Editors 5 -17% +67%

Very Active Editors 0 -100% --    

New Editors 0 -100% -100%

Speakers 66,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


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

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

Ukrainian Wikinews

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 Ukrainian Wikinews at a glance May 2014  
top ⇐ Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 56,168 -- --

Article Count 1,473 +39% +1%

New Articles per Day 0 --     --    

Edits per Month 73 -78% -1%

Active Editors 3 -62% +50%

Very Active Editors 0 --     --    

New Editors 0 -100% --    

Speakers 45,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 0.1 --     --    

 

 

 

 


page views: 56 thousand per month = 1.9 thousand per day = 78 per hour = 1.3 per minute

Sources stats.wikimedia.org / Wikipedia / Published 30 June 2014

 

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 Wikinews sitemap and new WMF Report Card (beta).