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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
20051694.6991.0434,511.0431.043
200643125.6881.60616,002.3831.340
200764749.7521.26239,423.201818
200883171.6941.50247,734.159958
200994268.5241.51445,265.041882
20101.00366.1671.46445,205.864823
20111.03282.8241.41158,706.626762
20121.05371.5281.21358,977.199573
20131.07077.55297379,707.604405
20141.07865.65983478,737.932328
20151.08657.07968183,828.155223
20161.09665.108598108,888.317162
20171.11074.572543137,338.464147
20181.11567.094502133,658.593129
20191.11758.602408143,638.68895
20201.12049.407431114,638.805117
20211.12551.731472109,608.950145
20221.12750.189411122,119.04191
20231.1275.87715837,209.05716

 

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.

Year15102550751002505007501.0002.5005.0007.50010.00020.00030.00040.00050.000
2005 1.043 169 80 23 15 9 6 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
2006 2.383 566 347 183 114 80 71 19 7 3 2 - - - - - - - -
2007 3.201 906 602 352 238 181 145 67 30 23 13 2 - - - - - - -
2008 4.159 1.294 890 560 385 310 255 125 68 35 25 5 2 - - - - - -
2009 5.041 1.608 1.118 704 503 393 341 174 92 62 39 11 4 2 1 - - - -
2010 5.864 1.918 1.351 854 602 465 402 220 121 80 59 13 4 2 2 - - - -
2011 6.626 2.203 1.569 994 714 555 479 259 155 101 75 19 6 3 2 1 - - -
2012 7.199 2.401 1.711 1.104 779 622 535 301 176 124 91 27 9 4 2 1 - - -
2013 7.604 2.576 1.844 1.198 846 675 582 329 186 134 106 37 11 7 4 1 1 - -
2014 7.932 2.682 1.921 1.248 890 705 611 349 202 144 110 46 16 9 4 1 1 - -
2015 8.155 2.759 1.978 1.292 921 732 633 359 220 154 118 50 19 10 8 1 1 - -
2016 8.317 2.827 2.036 1.329 955 764 666 379 228 165 132 56 23 14 9 1 1 1 -
2017 8.464 2.885 2.074 1.368 983 784 688 405 248 176 140 64 31 16 12 2 1 1 -
2018 8.593 2.934 2.112 1.386 1.003 805 709 417 261 183 152 69 36 17 12 2 1 1 -
2019 8.688 2.960 2.136 1.404 1.017 818 723 432 271 190 158 71 41 19 14 3 1 1 1
2020 8.805 3.011 2.174 1.429 1.039 838 741 447 279 199 165 75 44 21 15 3 1 1 1
2021 8.950 3.072 2.213 1.454 1.059 855 756 462 291 207 173 81 46 24 15 4 1 1 1
2022 9.041 3.115 2.247 1.475 1.079 872 763 468 301 217 178 83 48 25 16 5 2 1 1
2023 9.057 3.125 2.254 1.477 1.080 873 765 469 304 218 178 83 48 25 17 5 2 1 1