Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Benchmarks update

Here are some benchmarks as of 30 April 2012. Comparable figures a month ago are shown in brackets. The higher th Alexa ranking the more popular the site.

Familysearch.org has 1,139 (1,116) record collections: census & lists 100 (99); birth, marriage, & death 733 (726); probate & court  85 (79); military 93 (89); migration & naturalization 52 (48); other  76 (72). It has Alexa
rank 4,597 (4,994).

Ancestry.com has Alexa rank of 657 (758); ancestry.co.uk ranks 8,561 (9,545)

Findmypast.co.uk has an Alexa rank of 25,940 (27,331)

Family Tree DNA has 372,245 (368,023) records in its database. It ranks 39,341 (41,213) on Alexa.

Britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk claims 5,024,276 (4,899,436) pages digitized, well below the 8,000/day target. Alexa rank 176,252 (153,693).

Cyndislist.com claims 311,431 (310,159) total links in 188 (188) categories, with 4,486 (5,682) uncategorized. Alexa rank 86,566 (94,728).

FreeBMD has 215,273,933 (214,279,072) distinct records, Alexa rank 82,334 (87,765).

UKBMD provides 2,214 (2,214) links to web sites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses. Alexa rank  255,726 (289,554).

CanadianHeadstones.com has over 396,000 (380,000) gravestone photo records from across Canada. It scores  690,896 (878,717) in Alexa traffic rank.

And in case you're curious: Anglo-Celtic Connections has 3,511 (3,418) posts and has slipped in Alexa rank 130,495 (123,735).

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

1 comment:

DWP said...

Is worldvitalrecords.com worth mentioning? As of May 23 I see on Alexa 42,601 as its 3-month traffic rank.