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 English Wikipedia at a glance March 2017  
  Data Yearly change Monthly change

Page Views per Month 7,960,138,504 -- --

Article Count 5,373,241 +6% +1%

New Articles per Day 886 --     --    

Edits per Month 3,730,542 +4% +12%

Active Editors 33,788 +6% +11%

Very Active Editors 3,533 +1% +5%

New Editors 6,350 +0% +14%

Speakers 1,500,000,000 --     --    

Editors per Million Speakers 23 --     --    

 

 

 


Page views: 7,960 million per month = 265 million per day = 11.1 million per hour = 184 thousand per minute = 3.1 thousand per second
Metrics have been normalized to months of 30 days: Jan*30/31, Feb*30/(28|29), Mar*30/31, etc

 

 

 

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 on English.
Editors per Million Speakers 1
aka Participation Rate.
1 For language/project comparisons see also Wikipedia sitemap and new WMF Report Card (beta).

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