Programa Catalisador do Brasil/Annual Stats

IntroEdit

Wikimedia monthly publish Portuguese Wikipedia Statistics. We decided to analysis this data year-by-year, comparing the yearly evolution of the following values:

  • New Articles
  • Edits
  • New Editors
  • Active Editors
  • Very Active Editors

DataEdit

New ArticlesEdit

year 2009 2010 2011 2012
new articles (*1000) 84 130 49 49
new articles increase per year - 54.76% -62.31% 0.00%

EditsEdit

year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Edits (*1000) 3139 3485 3246 3218
Edits (*1000) increase per year - 11.02% -6.86% -0.86%


New EditorsEdit

year 2009 2010 2011 2012
New Editors 4893 4526 3790 3502
New Editors increase per year - -7.50% -16.26% -7.60%

Active EditorsEdit

year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Active Editors (avg per month) 1668 1665 1581 1540
Active Editors (avg per month) increase per year - -0.18% -5.05% -2.59%

Very Active EditorsEdit

year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Very Active Editors (avg per month) 198 209 203 193
Very Active Editors (avg per month) increase per year - 5.56% -2.87% -4.93%

AnalysisEdit

1. After a big fall in 2011, the number of new articles created per year have stagnated in 2012.
2. After falling from 2010 to 2011, the number of edits per year have stayed almost the same from 2011 to 2012.
3. The variation of new editors comparing to the previous year in 2012 have came back to the same proportion seen in 2010.
4. The reduction of active editors have slowed down in 2012 comparing to 2011.
5. The decay of very active editors started in 2011 continued in 2012.