Wikimedia Traffic Analysis Report - Wikipedia Page Edits Per Country - Overview

 This analysis is based on a 1:1000 sampled server log (squids) . Period 2010/11 - 2010/12

 Page Views Per Country - Overview / Breakdown / Trends,    Page Views Per Wikipedia Language - Breakdown

 Page Edits Per Country - Overview / Breakdown / Trends,    Page Edits Per Wikipedia Language - Breakdown

 WMF traffic logging service suffered from server capacity problems from Nov 2009 till July 2010 and again in Aug/Sep/Oct 2011.
 Data loss only occurred during peak hours. It therefore may have had somewhat different impact for traffic from different parts of the world.

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Countries by population - English Wikipedia

Internet penetration (% of population) - English Wikipedia

Global North South - English Wikipedia
absolute count and percentage of world population

absolute count and percentage of country population
Monthly Page Edits
N/Sabsolute count and edits per internet usershare of global total

note:blue and red bars have different scale

All countries inWorld 6757 M100%1734 M26%6.8 M0.0039100% 
All countries inGlobal North 1285 M19.0%798 M62%5.6 M0.007082.5%
All countries inGlobal South 5471 M81.0%935 M17%1.2 M0.001317.5%
All countries inAfrica 994 M14.7%67 M7%48 K0.00070.7%
All countries inAsia 4066 M60.2%823 M20%1.1 M0.001316.1%
All countries inAustralia 22 M0.3%17 M77%118 K0.00691.7%
All countries inEurope 740 M11.0%391 M53%3.6 M0.009152.5%
All countries inCentral-America 82 M1.2%15 M18%30 K0.00210.4%
All countries inNorth-America 450 M6.7%281 M62%1.6 M0.005522.9%
All countries inSouth-America 388 M5.7%136 M35%354 K0.00265.2%
All countries inOceania 14 M0.2%3.8 M28%32 K0.00840.5%
United States North-AmericaN308 M4.6%228 M74%1.3 M0.005618.7%
Germany EuropeN82 M1.2%54 M66%504 K0.00937.4%
United Kingdom EuropeN62 M0.9%47 M75%440 K0.00946.5%
France EuropeN65 M1.0%43 M66%417 K0.00976.1%
Italy EuropeN60 M0.9%30 M50%360 K0.01205.3%
Japan AsiaN128 M1.9%96 M75%339 K0.00355.0%
Russia EuropeN142 M2.1%45 M32%304 K0.00674.5%
Spain EuropeN46 M0.7%29 M63%266 K0.00913.9%
Canada North-AmericaN34 M0.5%25 M74%216 K0.00863.2%
Brazil South-AmericaS192 M2.8%68 M35%158 K0.00232.3%
Poland EuropeN38 M0.6%20 M53%156 K0.00782.3%
Netherlands EuropeN17 M0.2%14 M86%145 K0.01012.1%
Australia AustraliaN22 M0.3%17 M77%118 K0.00691.7%
India AsiaS1176 M17.4%81 M7%113 K0.00141.7%
Sweden EuropeN9.3 M0.1%8.1 M87%108 K0.01341.6%
Ukraine EuropeN46 M0.7%10 M23%102 K0.00991.5%
Israel AsiaS7.5 M0.1%5.8 M77%82 K0.01431.2%
Belgium EuropeN11 M0.2%7.3 M67%82 K0.01121.2%
Finland EuropeN5.4 M0.08%4.4 M82%76 K0.01751.1%
Norway EuropeN4.9 M0.07%4.2 M87%69 K0.01631.0%
South Korea AsiaN48 M0.7%37 M78%68 K0.00181.0%
Mexico North-AmericaS108 M1.6%28 M26%68 K0.00251.0%
Turkey AsiaS72 M1.1%26 M37%61 K0.00230.9%
Switzerland EuropeN7.8 M0.1%5.7 M74%58 K0.01010.9%
Taiwan AsiaS23 M0.3%15 M66%57 K0.00380.8%
Hungary EuropeN10 M0.1%5.9 M59%54 K0.00910.8%
Argentina South-AmericaS40 M0.6%20 M50%52 K0.00260.8%
Czech Republic EuropeN11 M0.2%6.0 M57%48 K0.00800.7%
Chile South-AmericaS17 M0.3%8.4 M49%48 K0.00580.7%
Hong Kong AsiaS7.0 M0.1%4.9 M70%45 K0.00920.7%
Philippines AsiaS92 M1.4%24 M26%38 K0.00160.6%
Indonesia AsiaS231 M3.4%30 M13%38 K0.00130.6%
Denmark EuropeN5.5 M0.08%4.6 M84%36 K0.00790.5%
Austria EuropeN8.4 M0.1%5.9 M71%36 K0.00610.5%
Portugal EuropeN11 M0.2%4.5 M42%35 K0.00780.5%
China AsiaS1335 M19.8%360 M27%34 K0.00010.5%
Thailand AsiaS63 M0.9%16 M25%30 K0.00190.4%
New Zealand OceaniaN4.4 M0.06%3.4 M77%30 K0.00890.4%
Romania EuropeN21 M0.3%7.4 M35%29 K0.00390.4%
Ireland EuropeN4.5 M0.07%2.8 M63%29 K0.01020.4%
Bulgaria EuropeN7.6 M0.1%2.6 M35%28 K0.01060.4%
Vietnam AsiaS86 M1.3%22 M26%28 K0.00130.4%
Malaysia AsiaS28 M0.4%17 M60%26 K0.00150.4%
Colombia South-AmericaS45 M0.7%20 M44%25 K0.00130.4%
Croatia EuropeN4.4 M0.07%2.2 M51%24 K0.01050.3%
Serbia EuropeN9.8 M0.1%3.3 M34%22 K0.00680.3%
Greece EuropeN11 M0.2%4.9 M44%22 K0.00450.3%
Peru South-AmericaS29 M0.4%7.6 M26%22 K0.00290.3%
Iran AsiaS74 M1.1%32 M43%22 K0.00070.3%
Venezuela South-AmericaS29 M0.4%7.6 M26%18 K0.00240.3%
Latvia EuropeN2.2 M0.03%1.4 M61%18 K0.01280.3%
Pakistan AsiaS168 M2.5%18 M11%18 K0.00090.3%
Egypt AfricaS78 M1.2%13 M16%18 K0.00140.3%
Saudi Arabia AsiaS26 M0.4%7.7 M30%16 K0.00210.2%
Belarus EuropeN9.7 M0.1%3.1 M32%16 K0.00510.2%
Uruguay South-AmericaS3.4 M0.05%1.3 M40%16 K0.01160.2%
Slovakia EuropeN5.4 M0.08%3.6 M66%15 K0.00420.2%
Slovenia EuropeN2.1 M0.03%1.3 M63%15 K0.01150.2%
Lithuania EuropeN3.3 M0.05%2.1 M63%14 K0.00670.2%
Estonia EuropeN1.3 M0.02%888 K66%13 K0.01460.2%
Georgia AsiaS4.4 M0.06%1.0 M23%12 K0.01220.2%
Azerbaijan AsiaS8.9 M0.1%1.5 M17%12 K0.00770.2%
Sri Lanka AsiaS20 M0.3%1.2 M6%10 K0.00820.1%
Luxembourg EuropeN502 K0.007%387 K77%8 K0.02200.1%
Macedonia EuropeN2.0 M0.03%1.1 M54%8 K0.00680.1%
Ecuador South-AmericaS14 M0.2%1.8 M12%7 K0.00400.1%
Costa Rica Central-AmericaS4.6 M0.07%1.5 M32%6 K0.00450.10%
Singapore AsiaS5.0 M0.07%3.4 M68%6 K0.00190.10%
Kuwait AsiaS3.0 M0.04%1.0 M34%6 K0.00650.10%
South Africa AfricaS49 M0.7%4.6 M9%6 K0.00140.10%
Morocco AfricaS32 M0.5%10 M32%6 K0.00060.09%
Bosnia and Herzegovina EuropeN3.8 M0.06%1.4 M38%6 K0.00380.08%
Puerto Rico Central-AmericaS4.0 M0.06%1.0 M25%5 K0.00500.07%
Tunisia AfricaS10 M0.2%2.8 M27%5 K0.00180.07%
Armenia AsiaS3.2 M0.05%191 K6%4 K0.02360.07%
Algeria AfricaS35 M0.5%4.1 M12%4 K0.00110.07%
El Salvador Central-AmericaS6.2 M0.09%826 K13%4 K0.00480.06%
Guatemala Central-AmericaS14 M0.2%2.0 M14%4 K0.00200.06%
Kazakhstan AsiaS16 M0.2%2.3 M15%4 K0.00170.06%
Macau AsiaS541 K0.008%259 K48%4 K0.01350.05%
Cyprus EuropeN802 K0.01%335 K42%4 K0.01040.05%
Dominican Republic Central-AmericaS10 M0.1%3.0 M30%4 K0.00120.05%
Paraguay South-AmericaS6.3 M0.09%894 K14%3 K0.00340.04%
Bangladesh AsiaS162 M2.4%556 K0%3 K0.00540.04%
Libya AfricaS6.4 M0.10%323 K5%3 K0.00930.04%
Bolivia South-AmericaS9.9 M0.1%1.0 M10%3 K0.00300.04%
Iceland EuropeN318 K0.005%320 K101%2 K0.00780.04%
Cambodia AsiaS15 M0.2%74 K0%2 K0.03380.04%
United Arab Emirates AsiaS4.6 M0.07%2.9 M64%2 K0.00090.04%
Qatar AsiaS1.4 M0.02%436 K31%2 K0.00460.03%
Montenegro EuropeN624 K0.009%294 K47%2 K0.00680.03%
Malta EuropeN416 K0.006%200 K48%2 K0.01000.03%
Honduras Central-AmericaS7.5 M0.1%658 K9%2 K0.00230.02%
Kenya AfricaS40 M0.6%3.4 M8%2 K0.00040.02%
Moldova EuropeN3.6 M0.05%850 K24%2 K0.00180.02%
Albania EuropeN3.2 M0.05%750 K24%2 K0.00200.02%
Jordan AsiaS6.3 M0.09%1.5 M24%2 K0.00100.02%
Lebanon AsiaS4.2 M0.06%945 K22%2 K0.00160.02%
Palestine AsiaS3.8 M0.06%355 K9%2 K0.00420.02%
Mauritius AfricaS1.3 M0.02%380 K30%1 K0.00260.01%
Senegal AfricaS13 M0.2%1.0 M8%1 K0.00100.01%
Bahrain AsiaS791 K0.01%403 K51%1 K0.00250.01%
Nepal AsiaS29 M0.4%499 K2%1 K0.00200.01%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Central-AmericaS109 K0.002%66 K61%1 K0.01520.01%
Netherlands Antilles Central-AmericaS198 K0.003%2 K1%1 K0.50000.01%
Barbados South-AmericaS256 K0.004%188 K73%1 K0.00530.01%
Yemen AsiaS24 M0.3%370 K2%1 K0.00270.01%
Bahamas North-AmericaN342 K0.005%142 K42%1 K0.00700.01%
Oman AsiaS2.8 M0.04%465 K16%1 K0.00220.01%
Dominica Central-AmericaS67 K0.0010%28 K41%1 K0.03640.01%
Panama Central-AmericaS3.5 M0.05%934 K27%1 K0.00110.01%
Isle of Man EuropeN80 K0.001%..0%500..0.007%
Nigeria AfricaS155 M2.3%11 M7%5000.00000.007%
Trinidad and Tobago Central-AmericaS1.3 M0.02%227 K17%5000.00220.007%
Tonga OceaniaS104 K0.002%8 K8%5000.05950.007%
Fiji OceaniaS849 K0.01%103 K12%5000.00490.007%
Mozambique AfricaS20 M0.3%350 K2%5000.00140.007%
Afghanistan AsiaS28 M0.4%500 K2%5000.00100.007%
Côte d'Ivoire AfricaS21 M0.3%660 K3%5000.00080.007%
Cuba Central-AmericaS11 M0.2%1.5 M13%5000.00030.007%
Saint Lucia Central-AmericaS172 K0.003%110 K64%5000.00450.007%
Sudan AfricaS39 M0.6%4.2 M11%5000.00010.007%
Aruba South-AmericaS107 K0.002%24 K22%5000.02080.007%
Syria AsiaS22 M0.3%3.6 M16%5000.00010.007%
Nicaragua Central-AmericaS5.7 M0.08%185 K3%5000.00270.007%
Greenland EuropeN57 K0.0008%52 K91%5000.00960.007%
Northern Mariana Islands OceaniaS87 K0.001%10 K11%5000.05000.007%
Zimbabwe AfricaS13 M0.2%1.4 M11%5000.00040.007%
Jersey EuropeN89 K0.001%28 K32%5000.01750.007%
Maldives AsiaS309 K0.005%72 K23%5000.00700.007%
Iraq AsiaS31 M0.5%300 K1%5000.00170.007%
Faroe Islands EuropeN49 K0.0007%38 K77%5000.01330.007%

Countries are only included if the number of page edits in the period exceeds 100,000 (100 matching records in 1:1000 sampled log)
Page edits by bots are not included. Also all ip addresses that occur more than once on a given day are discarded for that day.
A few false negatives are taken for granted. Country meta data collected from English Wikipedia (population, internet users)).

Generated on Mon, Nov 14, 2011 7:51
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