Something about categories

Currently a catgory has the average size of 991 waymarks (1120955 waymarks / 1130 categories rounded down).
There are 256 categories with more than the average number of 991 waymarks, these represent 22.65% of all categories.
The median category (#566) is "Unusual Speed Limits" with 389 waymarks.

1/4 (=280238) of all posted waymarks are in the 23 largest categories, which is 2.04% of all categories.
1/3 (=373651) of all posted waymarks are in the 38 largest categories, which is 3.36% of all categories.
1/2 (=560477) of all posted waymarks are in the 88 largest categories, which is 7.79% of all categories.
2/3 (=747303) of all posted waymarks are in the 189 largest categories, which is 16.73% of all categories.
3/4 (=840716) of all posted waymarks are in the 271 largest categories, which is 23.98% of all categories.
That means that the remaining 859 small categories contain 1/4 of all the waymarks.

The category with the most officers is Libraries with 16 officers, followed by Stolpersteine with 11 officers and First of its Kind with 11 officers.

 

In the table below are the same statistics for the previous years.

Year#waymarks#categoriesaverage size#categories
over average
median
category
#entries in the
median category
largest
1 / 4
largest
1 / 3
largest
1 / 2
largest
2 / 3
largest
3 / 4
smallest
1 / 4
20054702169275415611234052117
2006303924317010024813346997334
20078015064712314847122251107154493
200815184683118219372172867146210621
200922037994223322193183177168240702
20102865571003285228115203382179257746
20113693941032357240147213486188271761
20124409291053418246179213588194278775
20135184961070484254204223689196280790
20145841671078541257228223790198282796
20156412481086590263246223790197281805
20167063581096644260264233890196280816
20177809381110703261279233890194277833
20188480431115760258303233990192275840
20199066551117811260320243989190272845
20209560971120853258336243989190272848
202110078381125895256347233989189272853
202210578081127938258368233889189272855
202311144091129987256389233888189271858
202411209551130991256389233888189271859