Monday, 2 July 2012

Benchmarks update for June

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

Familysearch.org has 1,211 (1,164) record collections: census & lists 111 (102); birth, marriage, & death 767 (744); probate & court  94 (88); military 96 (94); migration & naturalization 57 (52); other  86 (83). It has Alexa rank 4,227 (4,504).

Ancestry.com has Alexa rank of 616 (634); ancestry.co.uk ranks 7,955 (8,144) and ancestry.ca ranks 26,839 (26.474). There are 30,722 (30,687) datasets in the collections including 1,927 (1,927) for Canada, 1,228 (1,218) for the UK and, 24,944 (24,942) for the USA.

Findmypast.co.uk has an Alexa rank of 25,611 (25,935)

Family Tree DNA has 380,972 (376,924) records in its database. It ranks 37,044 (39,183) on Alexa.

Mocavo.com has rank 49,121; GenealogyinTime.com ranks 30,597.

Britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk claims 5,303,054 (5,136,747) pages digitized, for the third month well below the 8,000/day target. Alexa rank 149,240 (175,186).

Cyndislist.com claims 318,866 (316,423) total links in 189 (189) categories, with 3,796 (3,903) uncategorized. Alexa rank  87,033 (85,481).

FreeBMD has 217,346,629 (216,370,356) distinct records, Alexa rank 78,361 (76,556).

UKBMD provides 2,243 (2,229) links to web sites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses. Alexa rank 248,180 (263,202).

CanadianHeadstones.com has over 430,000 (404,000) gravestone photo records from across Canada. It scores  475,979 (636,820) in Alexa traffic rank.

bifhsgo.ca ranks 937,013 (922,353), qfhs.ca ranks 1,901,718 (1,768,883), and ogs.on.ca ranks  247,580 (243,028).

And in case you're curious: Anglo-Celtic Connections has 3,704 (3,603) posts and has tumbled in Alexa rank to 204,179 (167,049).

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

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