Wikimedia Report Card June 2010


Detailed version     ⇒ Summary, 1 column     ⇒ Summary, 2 columns     ⇒ Errata
 Metric  Now 
 Yearly change 
06/09 ⇒ 06/10
 Monthly change 
5/10 ⇒ 06/10
Unique Visitors379 M+25.2% -2.5% 
Page Requests14.0 B+26.0% +1.0%1,2,3,4
Site Rank5th    +0 +0 5
Commons Files *6.9 M+50.1% +2.5%6
Article Count *33.4 M+29.7% +1.5% 
New Articles Per Day *7.9 k+14.5%-16.2%7
Edits *12.1 M+10.1% -1.6% 
New Editors *17.6 k-15.2%-10.6% 
Active Editors *99.1 k -3.5% -4.4% 
Very Active Editors *13.0 k +0.7% -2.9% 
Repeated observations are grayed
Page Requests
1: Traffic volume for recent months had been underreported due to monitor capacity problems.
    Counts from April 2010 and later have been corrected.
    Data from Nov 2009 - Mar 2010 may still be too low.
2: Traffic to mobile site is now counted. (June 208M:13957M=1.5% of total)
    This is the first month, so no trend data yet. Breakdown per language:English:71.3%,
     Japanese:8.6%, German:4.5%, French:3.9%, Russian:3.4%, Others:8.3%
3: New chart for breakdown of traffic volume per project: many projects show peak traffic late 2009.
4: Page requests are now normalized to 30 days (Jan*30/31, Feb*30/28, Mar*30/31, etc)
Site Rank
5: 5th position will be stable for long time: differences with those ranked 4th and 6th are considerable.
Commons Files
6: Fastest riser (relatively speaking): ogg vorbis video, djvu (for scanned docs) also booming.
New Articles Per Day
7: Peak in April and May by massive activity on Aromanian and Waray-Waray Wp's, each by single user.
    In May 20% of all new articles were created on these two small wikis (April 7%, June 11%)
* For German and Polish Wikipedias data for June were not yet available: reused counts from May
B = billion, M = million, k = thousand

Author Erik Zachte - mail: (nospam: ###=wikimedia)