Wikimedia Traffic Analysis Report - User Agent Overview

Monthly requests or daily averages, for period: 19 Oct 2011 - 31 Oct 2011 (last 12 months)
000 ⇒ k

 This analysis is based on a 1:1000 sampled server log (squids)

 See also: Requests by destination or by origin / Methods / Scripts / User Agents / Skins / Crawlers / Op.Sys. / Browsers / Google, and notes about reliability of these data

  Page views All requests 
TotalPercentageTo mobileTo main siteSearch-based estimate[1]TotalPercentageTo mobileTo main siteTo other servers[2]
From all sources        
  From mobile devices9.58%6.84%2.74%7.19%11.29%1.14%1.74%8.41%
  From mobile browsers9.49%6.84%2.66%2.56%10.97%1.14%1.49%8.35%
  From tablet browsers2.09%0.04%2.05%2.13%2.41%0.01%0.63%1.77%
From other mobile browsers7.34%6.72%0.61%0.43%8.54%1.12%0.84%6.58%
Through WAP access0.07%0.07%0.00%-0.02%0.01%0.01%-
From mobile apps0.09%0.01%0.08%4.63%0.32%0.00%0.25%0.06%
  Wikimedia Android apps----------
Other Android apps0.02%0.01%0.02%0.39%0.03%0.00%0.03%0.00%
Wikimedia iOS apps0.00%-0.00%3.07%0.14%-0.14%-
Other iOS apps0.07%0.00%0.07%1.17%0.15%0.00%0.09%0.06%
Unspecified apps0.00%-0.00%0.00%0.00%-0.00%0.00%
From non-mobile devices90.42%0.08%90.34%92.81%88.71%0.02%27.23%61.46%
From bots        


Breakdown of traffic from mobile devicesPage viewsTotal requestsSearch-based estimate[1]
From mobile browsers99.04%97.21%35.58%
  From tablet browsers21.77%21.37%29.62%
From other mobile browsers76.53%75.66%5.96%
Through WAP access0.74%0.17%-
From mobile apps0.96%2.79%64.42%
  Wikimedia Android apps---
Other Android apps0.24%0.27%5.48%
Wikimedia iOS apps0.00%1.20%42.70%
Other iOS apps0.72%1.31%16.24%
Unspecified apps0.00%0.01%0.00%

[1]: Various mobile apps use the user's browser to show most Wikipedia pages. This includes Wikimedia's own iOS app upto early April 2012. Thus, in the data here they are underrepresented. The percentages in the 'estimate' column are based on the search-related api which is visible, at least for the iOS app. Thus they give a more reliable estimate of the actual use of applications on Wikipedia.

[2]: The great majority of the traffic to 'other' servers is images from

Errata: No data loss or anomalies reported

Generated on Mon, Apr 30, 2012 16:35
Author:André Engels
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