Friday, 1 June 2012

Benchmarks update


Here are some benchmarks as of 31 May 2012. Comparable figures a month ago are shown in brackets. The higher the Alexa ranking the more popular the site.

Familysearch.org has 1.164 (1,139) record collections: census & lists 102 (100); birth, marriage, & death 744 (733); probate & court  88 (85); military 94 (93); migration & naturalization 52 (52); other  83 (76). It has Alexa rank 4,504 (4,597).

Ancestry.com has Alexa rank of 634 (657); ancestry.co.uk ranks 8,144 (8,561) and ancestry.ca ranks 26.474. There are 30,687 datasets in the collections including 1,927 for Canada, 1,218 for the UK and, 24,942 for the USA.

Findmypast.co.uk has an Alexa rank of 35,935 (25,940)

Family Tree DNA has 376,924 (372,245) records in its database. It ranks 39,183 (39,341) on Alexa.

Britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk claims 5,136,747 (5,024,276) pages digitized, for the second month well below the 8,000/day target. Alexa rank 175,186 (176,252).

Cyndislist.com claims 316,423 (311,431) total links in 189 (188) categories, with 3,903 (4,486) uncategorized. Alexa rank 85,481 (86,566).

FreeBMD has 216,370,356 (215,273,933) distinct records, Alexa rank 76,556 (82,334).

UKBMD provides 2,229 (2,214) links to web sites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses. Alexa rank 263,202 (255,726).

CanadianHeadstones.com has over 404,000 (396,000) gravestone photo records from across Canada. It scores   636,820 (690,896) in Alexa traffic rank.

bifhsgo.ca ranks 922,353, qfhs.ca ranks 1,768,883, and ogs.on.ca ranks 243,028.

And in case you're curious: Anglo-Celtic Connections has 3,603 (3,511) posts and has further slipped in Alexa rank to 167,049 (130,495).

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

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