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Something about categories

Currently a catgory has the average size of 924 waymarks (1039617 waymarks / 1125 categories rounded down).
There are 255 categories with more than the average number of 924 waymarks, these represent 22.67% of all categories.
The median category (#563) is "Solitary Silos" with 362 waymarks.

1/4 (=259904) of all posted waymarks are in the 23 largest categories, which is 2.04% of all categories.
1/3 (=346539) of all posted waymarks are in the 39 largest categories, which is 3.47% of all categories.
1/2 (=519808) of all posted waymarks are in the 89 largest categories, which is 7.91% of all categories.
2/3 (=693078) of all posted waymarks are in the 189 largest categories, which is 16.80% of all categories.
3/4 (=779712) of all posted waymarks are in the 272 largest categories, which is 24.18% of all categories.
That means that the remaining 853 small categories contain 1/4 of all the waymarks.

 

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
202210396171125924255362233989189272853