Wikipedia Statistics - Edit and Revert Trends: English

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Monthly trend in number of edits

Also shown is monthly trend for total reverts, for scale comparison

Chart shows absolute numbers (y axis scale shows number of edits relative (%) to busiest month)

Plot Edits   Plot Edits


Monthly trend in revert activity, relative to edit volume

Per x edits, were anonymous edits reverted more often than edits by bots or by registered users?

Chart shows ratio reverts:edits per class of editors (registered or anonymous users or bots).
Note: often peaks in revert ratio in early years are not so significant as in later years:
low absolute edit counts easily led to high fluctuations in revert ratio.

Plot Reverts   Plot Reverts

Revert ratio is ratio reverts:edits per class of editors (registered or anonymous users or bots).
Only reverts detected by sha1 matching are considered here, not (partial) manual reverts only detectable by edit comment.

Reverts is less than reverted edits! Sometimes several edits are undone with one revert.
Reverts broken down by number of reverted edits: 1 edit:78%, 2 edits:11%, 3 edits:5%, 4 edits:2%, 5 edits:1%, >5 edits:3%

When several revisions were reverted in one action, the oldest reverted revision determines editor class (and coloring):
is this a reverted user edit (reg/anon) or a reverted bot edit?


Distribution of reverts

Breakdown per namespace, type of reverted editor (registered or anonymous user or bot), type of reverter (same), was it a self revert or not, per time period.
Note: a high percentage in any segment can relate to a high absolute number of edits for that segment, or a high revert ratio, or both (please consult charts above for context)
.Projects pages are excluded due to enormous amount of false positives: some status pages are cleared often as normal process

 Distribution of reverts, each subdivision adds up to 100%
Namespace(s)Reverted editorRevert bySelf revert
Articles84.0%Reg user24.5%Reg user81.1%Self17.2%
Others82.8%
Anon user12.5%
Bot6.4%
Anon user60.4%Reg user75.7%
Anon user14.4%Self52.9%
Others47.1%
Bot9.9%
Bot1.7%Reg user31.5%
Anon user15.9%
Bot52.6%Self40.9%
Others59.1%
Unknown13.4%Reg User82.9%
Anon User7.1%
Bot10.0%
Other
Non-
Project
Pages
16.0%Reg user26.9%
Anon user14.2%
Bot10.5%
Unknown48.3%
Unknown = comments mentions (partial) revert, but no sha1 match
Reg = registered, Anon = anonymous
  
 Distribution of reverts, each percentage is share of total reverts
Namespace(s)Reverted editorRevert bySelf revert
Articles84.0%Reg user20.6%Reg user16.7%Self2.9%
Others13.8%
Anon user2.6%
Bot1.3%
Anon user50.7%Reg user38.4%
Anon user7.3%Self3.9%
Others3.4%
Bot5.0%
Bot1.4%Reg user0.5%
Anon user0.2%
Bot0.8%Self0.3%
Others0.4%
Unknown11.3%Reg User9.3%
Anon User0.8%
Bot1.1%
Other
Non-
Project
Pages
16.0%Reg user4.3%
Anon user2.3%
Bot1.7%
Unknown7.7%
Unknown = comments mentions (partial) revert, but no sha1 match
Reg = registered, Anon = anonymous
  
 Distribution of reverts, per year and type
2016201520142013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001
3.3%3.7%3.7%3.2%3.2%3.2%2.6%2.5%2.4%2.3%2.7%2.8%5.3%5.7%10.1%6.9%
15.2%16.4%17.2%13.5%13.7%13.6%12.5%12.6%12.3%13.9%14.1%13.9%19.4%24.0%18.2%16.6%
3.0%2.9%2.9%2.5%2.5%2.5%2.6%2.5%2.4%2.4%2.5%3.2%3.3%3.9%4.5%4.9%
1.9%2.4%3.4%2.4%1.6%1.6%0.9%1.1%0.7%0.7%0.4%0.1%0.1%0.0%--
36.6%34.5%33.4%35.3%35.5%34.4%40.0%38.8%40.6%39.8%44.0%48.7%40.3%36.7%30.3%25.5%
3.7%4.0%3.8%3.8%3.7%3.5%3.8%3.6%3.4%4.1%4.5%6.0%6.0%6.7%8.6%7.1%
3.2%3.0%2.7%2.8%3.1%3.4%3.8%3.8%3.5%4.0%3.3%3.7%2.5%1.9%4.4%2.8%
5.6%5.3%6.0%6.0%9.6%8.2%4.3%4.4%4.7%3.4%2.4%0.0%0.0%0.1%0.1%0.9%
0.4%0.5%0.6%0.5%0.6%0.5%0.5%0.5%0.4%0.3%0.4%0.3%0.6%0.2%0.2%-
0.2%0.2%0.3%0.2%0.3%0.3%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%-
0.6%0.5%0.6%0.5%0.5%0.4%0.5%0.3%0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.3%--
0.4%0.4%0.4%2.6%0.7%0.7%0.3%0.3%0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%---
9.3%9.0%8.9%8.2%8.3%8.2%9.7%11.6%10.0%9.3%8.9%8.1%8.4%7.3%10.0%18.5%
0.6%0.7%0.6%0.5%0.5%0.5%0.6%1.3%1.1%1.0%0.7%0.8%0.8%0.7%1.6%5.5%
1.9%1.9%2.1%1.6%2.1%1.8%1.1%0.9%0.6%0.4%0.3%0.0%0.0%---
4.7%4.8%4.7%5.2%4.3%4.4%3.8%3.9%3.9%4.2%4.5%4.4%5.6%6.9%6.9%4.9%
1.8%1.7%1.7%1.8%1.7%1.8%2.3%2.6%2.6%2.6%3.0%3.6%3.2%3.0%2.8%4.2%
1.8%2.6%1.5%4.4%1.9%3.5%1.5%1.0%1.3%1.0%0.2%0.1%0.1%0.0%--
5.9%5.5%5.6%5.0%6.1%7.5%9.2%8.1%9.6%10.3%7.8%4.2%4.5%2.6%2.3%2.2%
 totals reverts per year
1.9 M3.6 M3.3 M3.8 M3.9 M4.4 M5.3 M6.0 M7.2 M7.0 M4.6 M1.2 M243 k43 k8 k650
   

 Distribution of reverts, like table above, but percentages are share
 of sha1 detected reverts only, for article namespace only
Namespace(s)Reverted editorRevert bySelf revert
 Reg user28.3%Reg user22.9%Self3.9%
Others19.0%
Anon user3.5%
Bot1.8%
Anon user69.7%Reg user52.8%
Anon user10.0%Self5.3%
Others4.7%
Bot6.9%
Bot2.0%Reg user0.6%
Anon user0.3%
Bot1.0%Self0.4%
Others0.6%
Reg = registered, Anon = anonymous
  

 Distribution of reverts, like table above, but percentages are
 share of sha1 detected reverts only, for article namespace only
2016201520142013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001
4.4%5.1%4.9%4.3%4.3%4.5%3.6%3.6%3.4%3.2%3.6%3.6%6.8%7.1%13.2%10.7%
20.5%22.2%23.0%18.4%18.3%18.8%17.4%17.8%17.4%19.5%18.9%17.7%25.0%30.2%23.9%25.7%
4.1%3.9%3.8%3.3%3.4%3.5%3.6%3.6%3.4%3.3%3.4%4.0%4.3%4.9%5.8%7.6%
2.6%3.2%4.6%3.3%2.1%2.2%1.3%1.5%1.0%1.0%0.5%0.1%0.1%0.0%--
49.4%46.7%44.6%48.2%47.3%47.6%55.6%54.9%57.2%55.9%58.9%61.8%52.1%46.2%39.6%39.4%
5.0%5.4%5.1%5.1%4.9%4.8%5.2%5.1%4.8%5.7%6.0%7.6%7.7%8.4%11.3%10.9%
4.3%4.0%3.6%3.8%4.2%4.7%5.2%5.4%4.9%5.7%4.4%4.7%3.2%2.4%5.8%4.3%
7.6%7.2%8.0%8.2%12.7%11.4%6.0%6.3%6.6%4.8%3.3%0.0%0.0%0.2%0.1%1.4%
0.5%0.6%0.7%0.7%0.8%0.7%0.7%0.7%0.5%0.5%0.5%0.4%0.8%0.2%0.2%-
0.3%0.3%0.5%0.3%0.5%0.4%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.2%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%-
0.8%0.7%0.9%0.7%0.6%0.5%0.6%0.4%0.2%0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.4%--
0.5%0.5%0.5%3.6%0.9%1.0%0.4%0.4%0.2%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%---
 totals reverts per year
1.4 M2.7 M2.5 M2.8 M2.9 M3.2 M3.8 M4.2 M5.1 M5.0 M3.4 M973 k188 k34 k6 k421

Top Rankings

UsersContent
 Most Active Reverters  Most Reverted Editors  Most Reverted Articles  Most Reverted Other Non-Project Pages 
# Rv User/Bot # Rv User/Bot # Rv Article # RvPage
1691886ClueBot NG102916Xqbot1445Feces3173User:Presidentman/Status
670617ClueBot63162ClueBot NG1404Vagina3102Template:Did you know/Queue/Next
287415Materialscientist53607AvicBot1369Edit3090Template:Did you know/Queue/NextPrep
250199XLinkBot49407EmausBot1322Fat2397User:ST47/status
133460Discospinster43488RussBot1309Sex2290User:EdwardsBot/Status
127687AntiVandalBot35778Carlossuarez461305Idiot2009User:DeltaQuad/EmailStatus
122435Alansohn27998ClueBot1297Intellectual disability1831User:DYKadminBot/count
122245J.delanoy20521Cydebot1280America (disambiguation)1767User:DYKUpdateBot/Errors
119127VoABot II20494Cyberbot II1279Midget1528User:Bongwarrior
108128Xqbot18994XLinkBot1267Penis1469User:StatusBot/Status/ClueBot III
105294Widr17993Redirect fixer1266Defecation1439User:Cyde/List of requests for help
98562Gilliam17852ZéroBot1264Apple pie1401User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Electric folk task force
97755Addbot16588DarknessBot1260Editing1399User:Dabomb87/Status
92834MartinBot14095Invadibot1254Sloth1359User:Ronhjones/Status
91613Tide rolls12279Koavf1254Awesome1330Creator:Arts
85523Flyer22 Reborn10725Ser Amantio di Nicolao1251Grassland1329User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Hong Kong Transport
79940Vsmith9786Jaguar1250Sedimentary rock1295User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Herbs and Spices
78492EmausBot9785Materialscientist1250Cheeseburger1283User:Cyberbot I/Current AfDs
70244Philip Trueman9757タチコマ robot1246Breast1237User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Bowling
67650The Thing That Should Not Be9737SmackBot1246A1231User:Jimbo Wales
66928Epbr1238615OrphanBot1246Tyler1225User:Cyberbot II/Status
65315Ohnoitsjamie8131CommonsDelinker1244Igneous rock1223User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Christian Metal
64244Jim11388071The Anomebot21240Gay1214User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Riverina
63742WayKurat7932Arthur Rubin1237Testicle1191User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Cheeses
63162Tawkerbot27895Luckas-bot1235Recreation1188User:StatusBot/Status/ClueBot II
61706CambridgeBayWeather7580BD24121234Chinese people1186User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Unitarian Universalism
59511Can't sleep%2C clown will eat me7579Uncle G's major work 'bot1233Battle of Shiloh1151User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/UK Trams
58575AvicBot7506ImageRemovalBot1230Alfred Wegener1114User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Burkina Faso
57764Binksternet7415AntiVandalBot1230Intolerable Acts1089User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Saint Pierre and Miquelon
57495Excirial7356Hmains1228Ryan1085Template:Did you know/Queue/6
57346PseudoBot7102Discospinster1227Neon1065User:StatusBot/Status/Alison
57055Pinethicket6780Ryulong1225Mineral1065User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Muslim scholars
56552Gogo Dodo6727AvocatoBot1224World1062Help:Menu
56167Bobo1926495Binksternet1222Civil war1057User:Cyberbot Trial Bot/Status
53598Bongwarrior6101VolkovBot1220Structure of the Earth1054Help:Editing
53014Favonian6040Tbhotch1218Nipple1053Template:X1
49344Antandrus6025WayKurat1217Metamorphic rock1045User:Raghusri
47277Cydebot5990Addbot1216Chair1040User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Tibetan Buddhism
46553Arthur Rubin5813VoABot II1213Ape1027Template:X2
46382NawlinWiki5626Stephen1212Bomb1011Template:Did you know/Queue/4
46349Oshwah5410Thijs!bot1210People996Template:Did you know/Queue/2
45846Kuru5405TuHan-Bot1210Bob985Template:Did you know/Queue/3
45600Mattythewhite5361Rich Farmbrough1210Wood983Template:Did you know/Queue/1
44725Bkonrad5332Kwamikagami1207Cheese977Template:Did you know/Queue/5
43686Tbhotch5213MartinBot1205Lizard973User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Regional and national music
42475Donner605205Alansohn1205First Battle of Bull Run963User:Paine Ellsworth/Status
42241MER-C5136J.delanoy1205Bean960User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Christmas
42083Ryulong5130CorenSearchBot1205Space958Template:X3
39068Wikipelli4937TTN1203Tool948User:WP 1.0 bot/Tables/Project/Vaishnavism
39041C.Fred4733Scepbot1202Andrew933Template:X7
Bot names are in dark red 
#Rv is revert actions, not reverted revisions (sometimes a revert action undoes several revisions).
Only reverts detected by sha1 match are considered here, not (partial) reverts only detectable via comments.
Projects pages are excluded due to enormous amount of false positives: some status pages are cleared often as normal process

Wikipedias are initially ordered by number of speakers of the language
Generated on Thursday July 21, 2016 15:47 from recent database dump files.
Data processed up to Thursday June 30, 2016

Please note that the lengthy dump process (many weeks) means a delay in publishing these statistics is always to be expected.

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