Wikimedia Statistics

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This Wikimedia Statistics article is
referring to a site which seems
not to be, or include, a wiki.
Wikistats from Wikimedia Statistics is not a wiki. It is merely a portal of the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) which generates and publishes a wide variety of statistics from over 750 wikis of virtually all Wikimedia Foundation projects. Its primary URL is To quote the headline from its about page: "Enough tables, bar charts and plots to keep you busy for a while"; these are available in 25 different languages; and are produced as either interactive graphs, database dumps, log files, and raw scripts, and data. One of the main geeks contributors is a chap called Erik Zachte from The Netherlands (initially from 2003 a volunteer for Wikipedia, and since 2008 part of his job as Data Analyst at the Wikimedia Foundation), and as well as producing all these stats, publishes his own web site and blog too.
In January 2020, this site will be replaced with the new Wikimedia Statistics (Wikistats 2). All old Wikistats (Wikistats 1) links will be preserved except for the homepage. See details of this move in Wikitech.
Did you know?
  • Wikipedia is still by far the Wikimedia Foundations' largest project [1]
  • For the month of January 2012, the Wikipedia main site received over 15,382,000,000 page views [2]
  • During the last quarter 2011: of the 740 million people in Europe, they made 4801 million page views per month of Wikipedia; whereas for the same time-scale, of the 450 million people of North America, they made 3496 million page views. This means that Europe had 41.5% of the global share of page views, compared to just 30.2% from North America [3]
See also

The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. (WMF), founded 20 June 2003, is the wiki company and non-profit charitable organization responsible for a very large number (over 900 in total) of very active wikis, grouped together and known as 'projects'; as well as the wiki engine software initially developed by themselves, known as MediaWiki. The Foundations' major wiki projects include Wikipedia (encyclopedias), Wiktionary (dictionary and thesaurus), Wikiquote (quotations), Wikibooks (open content textbooks), Wikisource (free content primary and secondary source texts), Wikinews (news source), Wikiversity (open learning community), Wikispecies (free species directory), and many others as listed below. Most of these projects have separate wiki versions written in many different languages. There is also the Wikimedia Commons (shared repository for documents, images, videos, and other media files), Wikidata (central space knowledge base for data used on all WMF projects), and the Wikimedia Meta-Wiki (coordination of issues common to all Wikimedia projects). The Foundations' global reach is nurtured in its Incubator, where all new language versions for all projects are initiated and developed before being rolled out. Its most recent major project, Wikivoyage (a 'travelpedia'), was inducted to WMF in late 2012.

Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. is a member of the Open Source Initiative.

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