Sunday, 1 April 2012

Benchmarks update

Here are some benchmarks as of 31 March 2012. Comparable figures a month ago are shown in brackets.

Familysearch.org has 1,116 (1,065) record collections: census & lists 99 (98); birth, marriage, & death 726 (690); probate & court 79 (75); military 82 (89); migration & naturalization 48 (45); other 72 (68). It has Alexa
rank 4,994 (5,527).

Ancestry.com has Alexa rank of 758; ancestry.co.uk ranks 9,545

Findmypast.co.uk has an Alexa rank of 27,331

Family Tree DNA has 368,023 (363,427) records in its database. It ranks 41,213 (43,483) on Alexa.

Britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk claims 4,899,436 (4,675,506) pages digitized, which is 7,223 per day and below the 8,000 target. Alexa rank 153,693.

Cyndislist.com claims 310,159 (309,796) total links in 188 categories, with 5,682 uncategorized. Alexa rank 94,728 (105,659).

FreeBMD has 214,279,072 (213,060,874) distinct records, Alexa rank 87,765 (94,416).

UKBMD provides 2,214 (2,199) links to web sites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses. Alexa rank 289,554 (315,265).

CanadianHeadstones.com has over 380,000 (367,000) gravestone photo records from across Canada. It scores 878,717 (1,124,306) in Alexa traffic rank.

And in case you're curious:

Anglo-Celtic Connections has 3,418 (3,315) posts and Alexa rank 123,735 (134,418).

Did I miss something significant? If so please post a comment with statistics.

4 comments:

Lynne Carothers said...

Sorry but I don't know what an Alexa ranking is all about. Could you explain, please?

JDR said...

Lynne: Best explanation is probably that from Alexa at http://www.alexa.com/faqs/?p=134

Thanks for commenting.

DWP said...

A site I think worth mentioning:
http://www.gravemarkers.ca/

Statistics:

http://counter11.bravenet.com/index.php?id=406072&type=overview&usernum=866600905

Yolanda Presant said...

This is helpful!