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File uploads rise rapidly, but regular editor numbers are reaching a plateau.

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It's impossible to get really bad images deleted. All the bullshit are belong to us!

Last updated on 2017-04-24

Mass uploadsEdit

Import / Source Country Total number of images Distinct images used
GLAMorous
Percentage Tags
used as
categories
PaDIL insect photos AU 3268 2954 (90.39)[1]
Classical Numismatic Group (CNG coins) (UK) 3430 2990 87.17[2]
Bugwood Network US 1820 1524 (83.74)[1]
CDC Public Health Image Library US 557 458 82.23
Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle Toulouse (MHNT) FR 4627 3684 (79.62)[1]
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) US 755 585 (77.48)[1]
Entomart insect photos BE 1206 881 (73.05)[1]
Library and Archives Canada CA 2949 2124 72.02
United States Geological Survey (USGS) US 10790 7430 68.86[2]
Anefo (Algemeen Nederlandsch Fotobureau) NL 15176 10276 67.71
Senate of Poland PL 1401 923 65.88
RIA Novosti RU 2005 1313 65.49
waarneming.nl insect photos NL 1144 699 (61.10)[1]
Web Gallery of Art / 24162 14071 58.24
Chemical Heritage Foundation US 880 497 56.48
National Fruit Collection UK 2267 1218 53.73[3]
McCord Museum @Montreal CA 2103 1055 50.17
Beeld en Geluid NL 2917 1292 44.29
National Museum of Naval Aviation US 2243 975 43.47
AntWeb US 32431 14063 (43.36)[1]
Bollywood Hungama IN 9518 3922 41.21
Pixabay / 1837 739 40.23
USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Laboratory US 3169 / (39.9)[1]
Tasnim News Agency IR 9124 3511 38.48
Library of Congress: Bain Collection US 9773 3748 38.35
York Museums Trust UK 618 236 38.19
Pearson Scott Foresman US 3688 1328 36.01
mynewsdesk.com SV 3854 1325 34.38
German Federal Archive DE 83396 26099 31.30
Peace Palace Library NL 2062 642 31.13
Mil.ru RU 5250 1507 28.70
Brooklyn Museum US 10125 2678 26.45
Defence Imagery UK 4169 1076 25.81
Swedish National Heritage Board SV 2989 741 24.79
Museo delle Scienze @Trento IT 419 99 23.63[4]
Voice of America (VOA) US 14565 3258 22.37
UK Department for International Development (UK) 1295 287 22.16
Music News Australia AU 376 73 19.41
National Cancer Institute Visuals Online US 2317 433 18.69
US Fish and Wildlife Service US 20804 3795 (18.24)[5]
Pereslavl Week RU 599 108 18.03
Naval History and Heritage Command US 2128 378 17.76
Korea.net KO 6113 1045 17.09
CSIRO ScienceImage AU 3546 602 16.98
Aviation photographers on airliners.net / 107799 17825 16.54
US Coast Guard[6] US 14003 2253 16.09
Walters Art Museum @Baltimore US 18681 2795 14.96
BEIC @Milano IT 19096 2717 14.23[4]
Harold B. Lee Library @Provo, UT US 851 121 14.20
Tropenmuseum NL 49964 6958 13.93
US National Library of Medicine (NLM) US 712 99 13.90
Connexions US 2678 369 13.78
US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) US 1194 154 12.90
San Diego Air & Space Museum US 6520 763 11.70
Starr Plants of Hawaii ind. US 59370 6829 (11.50)[1]
Mindat / 51976 5973 11.49
Pete Souza / Obama's Photographer US 6252 698 11.16
CIA US 1253 138 11.02
NARA ExtravaSCANza US 539 53 9.83
Los Angeles County Museum of Public Art (LACMA) US 24551 2398 9.77
Public-domain-image.com / 14026 1393 9.93
Swiss National Library CH 5763 505 8.76
Hallwylska museet SV 7706 638 8.28
ReusableArt / 2258 172 7.62
LGBT Free Media Collective US? 1165 86 7.38
Nasjonalbiblioteket NO 38536 2814 7.30
USDA Pomological Watercolors US 7583 547 7.21[7][3]
Florida Photographic Collection US 1681 116 6.90
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank US 20777 1412 (6.80)[1]
Skoklosters slott SV 7664 483 6.30
Open Access from reCitation Bot / 1405 87 6.19
Canadian Collection at the British Library CA 6168 369 5.98
Večer SL 5633 325 5.77
Swiss Federal Archives: WWI collection CH 5113 289 5.65
Queensland State Archives AU 4607 258 5.60
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)[8] US 126093 6709 5.32
WikiAfrica IICD (NL) 410 19 4.63
Wellcome Images UK 101532 4555 4.49
Arkivverket NO 7025 296 4.21
goodfreephotos.com / 3545 146 4.12
Christopher Michel collection ind. US 9729 373 3.83
OSU Special Collections & Archives @Corvallis US 3028 113 3.73
Livrustkammaren SV 18457 672 3.64
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) US 18611 644 3.46
Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) US 194923 6074 3.12[9]
Open Access Media Importer / 33673 949 (2.82)[10]
Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) (DE) 10243 259 2.53
Australian National Maritime Museum AU 3009 72 2.39
Brück & Sohn postcards DE 30274 693 2.29
Flickr The Commons / 687823 15644 2.28
Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) US 309567 5541 (most) 1.79
Fortepan HU 69890 1086 1.55
SLNSW AU 12892 199 1.54
Naturalis Biodiversity Center @Leiden NL 277489 4241 (1.53)[1][5]
Geologische Sammlung (Stadtmuseum Berlin) DE 336 5 1.49
National Library of Scotland UK 796 11 1.38
Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) / 242596 3203 (1.33)[1]
Adolf and Carl Dransfeld @Hamburg DE 2620 33 1.26
Marines.mil US 77116 945 1.23
Nevit Dilmen Radiology ind. TR 22876 279 1.22
Carol M. Highsmith collection ind. US 30817 490 1.59[11]
Internet Archive (poorly done) / 501008 6440 1.29[12][5]
Bijzondere Collecties van de UvA NL 27523 306 1.11[13][5]
NYPL US 317034 3233 1.02
Department of Defense (DoD) US 309017 2734 0.88
British Library Maps Collections (UK) 3879 33 0.85
ETH-Bibliothek CH 17269 117 0.68
Panoramio / 2330213 13064 0.74 (timeout)
British Library Bookbindings (UK) 7445 45 0.60
SMU Central University Libraries @Dallas US 5352 29 0.54
World Digital Library US 220728 813 0.37
KuK Kriegspressequartier AT 31705 106 0.33
Australian Bureau of Statistics (garbage) AU 143366 370 0.26
Missouri History Museum US 23989 29 0.12
Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) UK 427529 239 0.06
University of the Fraser Valley US 20333 4 0.02
geograph.org.uk UK 1783288 timeout
BASA BG 9815 ? ?[14]
SUM 9240684 (17.3% of all files at Commons)

ind. = Individual

WikimediansEdit

Man Topic Total number of images Distinct images used
GLAMorous
Percentage
Ziegler175 foreign countries 7637 ? ?[15]
Imre Solt Dubai 749 445 59.41
RaBoe Germany, Italy 46803 6212 13.27
Peter Bakema aircraft 7945 565 7.15
Sailko with WMCH camera art 64878 3924 6.05

Lesson: Whether files get used doesn't depend on their quality, but on their usefulness. Stock photos get used, high quality nature files (like MHNT) too, but book scans (Internet Archive) or random photos from Panoramio not.

ToDo: Nationaal Archief without Anefo

NotesEdit

  1. a b c d e f g h i j k l used by botpedias (vi, sv, ceb, war)
  2. a b Why is this so high?
  3. a b 90 % or more by dewiki
  4. a b Wikisource excluded
  5. a b c d Why does Welsh Wikipedia use it so heavily?
  6. many NARA posters
  7. up from 1.42 at 6 January 2017
  8. each as TIFF/JPEG
  9. mostly sum of all paintings
  10. interferes with outreach.wikipedia
  11. up from 1.16 on 8 January 2017
  12. up from 0.86 at 8 January 2017
  13. up from 0.67 at 18 February 2017
  14. massively used by m:Archives Challenge 2016/Pictures of people
  15. used by his personal galleries