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Something on waymarkers and postings

The stored data can also be used to display a few interesting developments over time since waymarking began, such as the development of the number of categories, the number of waymarks posted per year, the number of active users (i.e. those who have at least one waymark in the relevant year), the number of total and new waymarkers per year ...

Yeartotal # of
categories
#waymarks
posted in year
posted by
#waymarkers
#waymarks per
waymarker
total # of
waymarkers
# of new
waymarkers
20051694.6971.0434,501.0431.043
200643125.6881.60316,022.3801.337
200764749.7441.26139,453.198818
200883171.6921.50147,764.155957
200994268.5141.51245,315.036881
20101.00366.1631.46345,225.858822
20111.03282.8091.41058,736.620762
20121.05371.5151.21159,057.193573
20131.07077.54797279,787.598405
20141.07865.63983478,707.926328
20151.08657.07168083,938.148222
20161.09665.105597109,058.310162
20171.11074.567540138,098.455145
20181.11567.079502133,628.584129
20191.11758.595407143,978.67894
20201.12049.399431114,618.795117
20211.12551.723472109,588.940145
20221.12750.153411122,039.03191
20231.12956.826399142,429.12392
20241.13013.34518970,619.14320

 

Here is also a simple statistic that tells how many waymarkers had at least x postings at the end of each year.
To read the table below: for example in 2006 were 71 waymarkers with more than 100 waymarks posted at the end of the year, of these 71 were 19 waymarkers with more than 250 waymarks posted, of these 19 were 7 waymarkers with more than 500 waymarks posted ... and so on.

Year15102550751002505007501.0002.5005.0007.50010.00020.00030.00040.00050.00060.000
2005 1.043 169 80 23 15 9 6 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
2006 2.380 565 347 183 114 80 71 19 7 3 2 - - - - - - - - -
2007 3.198 904 600 352 238 182 145 67 30 23 13 2 - - - - - - - -
2008 4.155 1.291 887 558 384 311 256 125 68 35 25 5 2 - - - - - - -
2009 5.036 1.605 1.115 702 501 394 342 174 92 62 39 11 4 2 1 - - - - -
2010 5.858 1.915 1.348 852 600 466 403 220 121 80 59 13 4 2 2 - - - - -
2011 6.620 2.200 1.566 991 711 555 480 260 155 101 75 19 6 3 2 1 - - - -
2012 7.193 2.398 1.708 1.101 775 621 535 302 176 124 91 27 9 4 2 1 - - - -
2013 7.598 2.573 1.841 1.195 843 674 582 329 187 134 106 37 11 7 4 1 1 - - -
2014 7.926 2.679 1.917 1.245 887 704 610 349 203 144 110 46 16 9 4 1 1 - - -
2015 8.148 2.755 1.973 1.288 917 730 631 359 220 155 118 50 19 10 8 1 1 - - -
2016 8.310 2.823 2.031 1.325 951 762 664 379 228 166 133 56 23 14 9 1 1 1 - -
2017 8.455 2.881 2.069 1.364 979 782 686 405 248 176 141 64 31 16 12 2 1 1 - -
2018 8.584 2.930 2.107 1.382 999 803 708 417 261 183 152 69 36 17 12 2 1 1 - -
2019 8.678 2.956 2.131 1.400 1.013 816 722 432 271 190 158 71 41 19 14 3 1 1 1 -
2020 8.795 3.007 2.169 1.425 1.035 836 740 447 279 199 165 75 44 21 15 3 1 1 1 -
2021 8.940 3.068 2.208 1.450 1.055 853 755 462 291 207 173 81 46 24 15 4 1 1 1 -
2022 9.031 3.111 2.242 1.471 1.075 870 762 468 301 217 178 83 48 25 16 5 2 1 1 -
2023 9.123 3.142 2.265 1.489 1.086 880 771 472 308 227 186 86 51 27 19 5 2 1 1 -
2024 9.143 3.150 2.272 1.495 1.093 884 774 474 309 228 188 86 52 29 19 5 2 1 1 -