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

Monthly requests or daily averages, for period: 1 Apr 2012 - 30 Jun 2012 (2012 Q2)
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 This analysis is based on a 1:1000 sampled server log (squids)

Unresolved Bugzilla bugs: 55443

Recently resolved bugs: 46205 (Aug 2013)

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

note:blue and red bars have different scale

All countries inWorld 7040 M100%2485 M35%6.5 M0.0026100% 
All countries inGlobal North 1296 M18.4%949 M73%5.1 M0.005479.4%
All countries inGlobal South 5744 M81.6%1536 M27%1.3 M0.000920.6%
All countries inAfrica 1072 M15.2%201 M19%48 K0.00020.7%
All countries inAsia 4234 M60.1%1216 M29%1.1 M0.000917.7%
All countries inEurope 738 M10.5%501 M68%3.4 M0.006953.4%
All countries inCentral-America 85 M1.2%23 M27%26 K0.00110.4%
All countries inNorth-America 471 M6.7%328 M70%1.3 M0.003919.6%
All countries inSouth-America 402 M5.7%192 M48%385 K0.00206.0%
All countries inOceania 38 M0.5%23 M61%137 K0.00602.1%
RemainderUnknown     2 K 0.03%
United States North-AmericaN317 M4.5%254 M80%1.0 M0.004015.9%
Germany EuropeN81 M1.1%68 M85%462 K0.00687.2%
United Kingdom EuropeN64 M0.9%55 M86%420 K0.00776.5%
France EuropeN66 M0.9%54 M83%397 K0.00736.2%
Italy EuropeN60 M0.8%36 M59%370 K0.01045.7%
Russia EuropeN144 M2.0%76 M53%341 K0.00455.3%
Japan AsiaN127 M1.8%101 M79%265 K0.00264.1%
Spain EuropeN47 M0.7%34 M73%220 K0.00653.4%
Canada North-AmericaN35 M0.5%30 M85%172 K0.00582.7%
Brazil South-AmericaS201 M2.9%99 M49%156 K0.00162.4%
India AsiaS1235 M17.5%152 M12%148 K0.00102.3%
Poland EuropeN39 M0.5%25 M65%141 K0.00562.2%
Netherlands EuropeN17 M0.2%16 M93%134 K0.00862.1%
Ukraine EuropeN45 M0.6%15 M33%117 K0.00781.8%
Australia OceaniaN23 M0.3%18 M78%108 K0.00601.7%
Sweden EuropeN9.6 M0.1%8.6 M89%89 K0.01041.4%
South Korea AsiaN50 M0.7%41 M82%72 K0.00181.1%
Israel AsiaS8.1 M0.1%5.6 M69%72 K0.01291.1%
Belgium EuropeN11 M0.2%8.6 M77%69 K0.00801.1%
Hong Kong AsiaS7.2 M0.1%5.2 M73%68 K0.01311.1%
Mexico North-AmericaS118 M1.7%44 M37%66 K0.00151.0%
Turkey AsiaS76 M1.1%36 M48%65 K0.00181.0%
Argentina South-AmericaS40 M0.6%24 M59%63 K0.00271.0%
Taiwan AsiaS23 M0.3%18 M76%61 K0.00350.9%
Czech Republic EuropeN11 M0.1%7.6 M73%60 K0.00790.9%
Switzerland EuropeN8.1 M0.1%6.8 M84%59 K0.00880.9%
Finland EuropeN5.4 M0.08%4.8 M88%59 K0.01230.9%
Norway EuropeN5.1 M0.07%4.5 M88%59 K0.01310.9%
Hungary EuropeN9.9 M0.1%7.2 M72%57 K0.00800.9%
China AsiaS1360 M19.3%568 M42%51 K0.00010.8%
Chile South-AmericaS17 M0.2%10 M63%48 K0.00450.7%
Indonesia AsiaS238 M3.4%38 M16%43 K0.00110.7%
Philippines AsiaS98 M1.4%38 M38%42 K0.00110.7%
Colombia South-AmericaS47 M0.7%22 M47%40 K0.00180.6%
Greece EuropeN11 M0.2%6.0 M56%37 K0.00610.6%
Iran AsiaS77 M1.1%21 M27%36 K0.00180.6%
Portugal EuropeN11 M0.2%6.9 M65%34 K0.00500.5%
Austria EuropeN8.5 M0.1%6.7 M79%34 K0.00520.5%
Thailand AsiaS66 M0.9%18 M27%34 K0.00190.5%
Serbia EuropeN7.2 M0.1%3.5 M49%29 K0.00820.4%
New Zealand OceaniaN4.5 M0.06%3.9 M87%28 K0.00730.4%
Romania EuropeN20 M0.3%11 M54%26 K0.00240.4%
Bulgaria EuropeN7.3 M0.1%3.9 M53%26 K0.00680.4%
Peru South-AmericaS30 M0.4%11 M37%24 K0.00210.4%
Vietnam AsiaS89 M1.3%36 M41%24 K0.00070.4%
Ireland EuropeN4.6 M0.07%3.7 M81%23 K0.00620.4%
Denmark EuropeN5.6 M0.08%5.2 M92%23 K0.00440.4%
Malaysia AsiaS30 M0.4%19 M64%21 K0.00110.3%
Belarus EuropeN9.5 M0.1%4.5 M48%20 K0.00450.3%
Lithuania EuropeN3.0 M0.04%2.4 M81%19 K0.00780.3%
Estonia EuropeN1.3 M0.02%1.0 M78%18 K0.01820.3%
Slovakia EuropeN5.4 M0.08%4.4 M81%18 K0.00410.3%
Venezuela South-AmericaS29 M0.4%12 M43%18 K0.00150.3%
Pakistan AsiaS184 M2.6%19 M10%18 K0.00090.3%
Uruguay South-AmericaS3.3 M0.05%1.8 M56%15 K0.00820.2%
Georgia AsiaS4.5 M0.06%2.1 M46%15 K0.00720.2%
Croatia EuropeN4.3 M0.06%2.8 M66%15 K0.00520.2%
Egypt AfricaS84 M1.2%37 M44%15 K0.00040.2%
Azerbaijan AsiaS9.2 M0.1%5.1 M56%14 K0.00270.2%
Kazakhstan AsiaS17 M0.2%9.3 M55%13 K0.00140.2%
Saudi Arabia AsiaS29 M0.4%14 M49%12 K0.00090.2%
Slovenia EuropeN2.1 M0.03%1.4 M68%12 K0.00880.2%
Latvia EuropeN2.0 M0.03%1.6 M81%11 K0.00700.2%
South Africa AfricaS53 M0.8%20 M38%10 K0.00050.1%
Armenia AsiaS3.0 M0.04%1.2 M38%9 K0.00800.1%
Ecuador South-AmericaS16 M0.2%5.3 M34%9 K0.00160.1%
Bosnia and Herzegovina EuropeN3.8 M0.05%2.5 M66%8 K0.00330.1%
United Arab Emirates AsiaS8.3 M0.1%4.5 M55%8 K0.00180.1%
Macedonia EuropeN2.1 M0.03%1.3 M64%8 K0.00580.1%
Paraguay South-AmericaS6.6 M0.09%1.8 M27%7 K0.00400.1%
Costa Rica Central-AmericaS4.7 M0.07%2.2 M47%7 K0.00300.1%
Morocco AfricaS33 M0.5%18 M54%6 K0.00030.09%
Singapore AsiaS5.4 M0.08%4.0 M74%6 K0.00140.09%
Cyprus EuropeN862 K0.01%694 K81%5 K0.00720.08%
Bangladesh AsiaS153 M2.2%10 M7%5 K0.00050.08%
Algeria AfricaS38 M0.5%5.7 M15%5 K0.00080.07%
Kyrgyzstan AsiaS5.6 M0.08%1.2 M22%5 K0.00390.07%
Iceland EuropeN324 K0.005%301 K93%4 K0.01440.07%
Tunisia AfricaS11 M0.2%4.4 M41%4 K0.00100.07%
Sri Lanka AsiaS20 M0.3%3.9 M19%4 K0.00100.06%
Luxembourg EuropeN537 K0.008%468 K87%4 K0.00780.06%
Nepal AsiaS26 M0.4%3.3 M13%3 K0.00100.05%
Albania EuropeN2.8 M0.04%1.6 M58%3 K0.00200.05%
Lebanon AsiaS4.8 M0.07%2.5 M53%3 K0.00130.05%
Moldova EuropeN3.6 M0.05%1.6 M45%3 K0.00190.05%
Montenegro EuropeN620 K0.009%374 K60%3 K0.00800.05%
Jordan AsiaS6.5 M0.09%2.7 M41%3 K0.00110.05%
Malta EuropeN416 K0.006%287 K69%3 K0.01050.05%
Dominican Republic Central-AmericaS9.4 M0.1%4.5 M48%3 K0.00060.04%
Europe Unspecified EuropeN.. ....3 K..0.04%
Bolivia South-AmericaS10 M0.1%3.5 M35%3 K0.00080.04%
El Salvador Central-AmericaS6.3 M0.09%1.6 M24%2 K0.00150.04%
Nicaragua Central-AmericaS6.1 M0.09%773 K13%2 K0.00300.04%
Kuwait AsiaS3.6 M0.05%2.1 M58%2 K0.00110.04%
Puerto Rico Central-AmericaS3.7 M0.05%1.9 M52%2 K0.00110.03%
Bahrain AsiaS1.2 M0.02%1.1 M89%2 K0.00180.03%
Guatemala Central-AmericaS15 M0.2%2.3 M15%2 K0.00090.03%
Qatar AsiaS1.9 M0.03%1.7 M92%2 K0.00120.03%
Macau AsiaS582 K0.008%372 K64%2 K0.00540.03%
Mongolia AsiaS2.8 M0.04%522 K19%2 K0.00380.03%
Honduras Central-AmericaS8.4 M0.1%1.5 M18%2 K0.00110.03%
Cambodia AsiaS15 M0.2%739 K5%2 K0.00230.03%
Kenya AfricaS44 M0.6%14 M31%2 K0.00010.03%
Iraq AsiaS35 M0.5%2.2 M6%2 K0.00080.03%
Aruba South-AmericaS101 K0.001%80 K78%1 K0.01670.02%
Maldives AsiaS317 K0.005%154 K48%1 K0.00870.02%
Panama Central-AmericaS3.4 M0.05%1.6 M47%1 K0.00080.02%
Trinidad and Tobago Central-AmericaS1.3 M0.02%730 K55%1 K0.00140.02%
Mozambique AfricaS24 M0.3%1.1 M5%1 K0.00090.02%
Jamaica Central-AmericaS2.7 M0.04%1.3 M50%1 K0.00070.02%
Haiti Central-AmericaS10 M0.1%1.1 M10%1 K0.00090.02%
Curaçao Unknown151 K0.002%..0%1 K..0.02%
Libya AfricaS6.2 M0.09%1.1 M18%1 K0.00090.02%
Sudan AfricaS38 M0.5%7.2 M19%1 K0.00010.02%
Réunion AsiaS821 K0.01%..0%1 K..0.02%
Asia/Pacific Region Unspecified AsiaS.. ....1 K..0.02%
Ghana AfricaS25 M0.4%4.2 M17%1 K0.00020.02%
Mauritius AfricaS1.3 M0.02%544 K43%6660.00120.01%
Fiji OceaniaS858 K0.01%300 K35%6660.00220.01%
Yemen AsiaS25 M0.3%4.3 M18%6660.00020.01%
Anonymous Proxy UnknownX.. ....666..0.01%
Oman AsiaS3.8 M0.05%1.9 M48%6660.00040.01%
Bermuda North-AmericaN64 K0.0009%63 K98%6660.01060.01%
French Guiana South-AmericaS229 K0.003%..0%666..0.01%
Ivory Coast AfricaS23 M0.3%522 K2%6660.00130.01%
Guadeloupe Central-AmericaS403 K0.006%..0%666..0.01%
Isle of Man EuropeN84 K0.001%..0%333..0.005%
Nigeria AfricaS174 M2.5%56 M32%3330.00000.005%
Uzbekistan AsiaS30 M0.4%10 M34%3330.00000.005%
Laos AsiaS6.6 M0.09%708 K11%3330.00050.005%
Guyana South-AmericaS785 K0.01%255 K32%3330.00130.005%
Palestine AsiaS4.4 M0.06%1.8 M40%3330.00020.005%
Antigua and Barbuda Central-AmericaS86 K0.001%75 K86%3330.00450.005%
Barbados South-AmericaS274 K0.004%211 K77%3330.00160.005%
Andorra EuropeN76 K0.001%74 K96%3330.00450.005%
Bahamas North-AmericaN351 K0.005%..0%333..0.005%
Grenada Central-AmericaS103 K0.001%46 K44%3330.00730.005%
Saint Lucia Central-AmericaS167 K0.002%79 K47%3330.00420.005%
Suriname South-AmericaS534 K0.008%194 K36%3330.00170.005%
Cape Verde AfricaS492 K0.007%182 K37%3330.00180.005%
Angola AfricaS21 M0.3%3.1 M15%3330.00010.005%
Cameroon AfricaS20 M0.3%1.1 M6%3330.00030.005%
Brunei AsiaS393 K0.006%246 K63%3330.00140.005%
Dominica Central-AmericaS71 K0.001%40 K57%3330.00830.005%
Solomon Islands OceaniaS561 K0.008%41 K7%3330.00810.005%
Jersey EuropeN98 K0.001%39 K40%3330.00850.005%
Gabon AfricaS1.7 M0.02%139 K8%3330.00240.005%
Faroe Islands EuropeN48 K0.0007%42 K87%3330.00790.005%
Åland Islands EuropeN29 K0.0004%..0%333..0.005%

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)).

Errata: WMF traffic logging service suffered from server capacity problems in Aug/Sep/Oct 2011.
Absolute traffic counts for October 2011 are approximatly 7% too low.
Data loss only occurred during peak hours. It therefore may have had somewhat different impact for traffic from different parts of the world.
and may have also skewed relative figures like share of traffic per browser or operating system.

From mid September till late November squid log records for mobile traffic were in invalid format.
Data could be repaired for logs from mid October onwards. Older logs were no longer available.

In a an unrelated server outage precisely half of traffic to WMF mobile sites was not counted from Oct 16 - Nov 29 (one of two load-balanced servers did not report traffic).
WMF has since improved server monitoring, so that similar outages should be detected and fixed much faster from now on.

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