Monday, 1 July 2013

Benchmarks update for June

How did your favourite genealogy sites do during June? Comparable figures are for a month ago.

Alexa rank changes this month were down by a ratio of 4 to 1. Newspaper.com added more than 200,000 pages for the Ottawa Journal.

Familysearch.org has 1,594 (1,558) record collections: census & lists 140 (123); birth, marriage, & death 970 (946); probate & court 147 (139); military 109 (109); migration & naturalization 86 (84); other 142 (157). It has Alexa rank 4,687 (4,614).
Ancestry.com has Alexa rank of 681 (654); ancestry.co.uk ranks 9,011 (8,153) and ancestry.ca 37,851 (35,448). There are 31,350 (31,292) datasets in the collections including 1,956 (1,944) for Canada, 1,721 (1,715) for the UK and, 25,124 (25,105) for the USA.
Findmypast.co.uk has an Alexa rank of 31,816 (28,206). Findmypast.com ranks 133,932 (134,814).
MyHeritage.com's Alexa rank was 5,661 (5,787)
Family Tree DNA has 639,932 (635,687) records in its database. It ranks 28,425 (26,423) on Alexa. 23andMe ranks 14,153 (15,783).
GenealogyinTime.com ranks 49,065 (43,149); Mocavo.com has rank 98,721 (92,266); eogn.com ranks 44,757.
Britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk contains 6,917,402 (6,869,478) digitized pages. Pending a website update the only addition of more than 10 years in the last 30 days is The (Glasgow) Post, 1915 - 1950; Alexa rank 174,062 (163,362).
Newspapers.com contains 1,248 newspapers including 666,248 (653,453) pages for England and 658,468 (310,311) pages for Canada including the Ottawa Journal with a page count of 273,632 (65,208). It has Alexa rank 130,694 (121,421).
Cyndislist.com claims 327,428 (327,358) total links in 199 (197) categories, with 1,789 (1,789) uncategorized. Alexa rank 122,423 (108,346).
FreeBMD.org.uk has 230,033,370 (229,076,495) distinct records, Alexa rank 102,910 (87,804).
UKBMD.org.uk provides 2,436 (2,439) links to web sites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses. Alexa rank 335,709 (324,375).
CanadianHeadstones.com has over 650,000 (636,000) gravestone photo records from across Canada. It scores 591,141 (516,853) in Alexa traffic rank.
The Canadian Gravemarker Gallery (gravemarkers.ca), with over 734,377 (718,767) photographs from across Canada, ranks 6,314,807 (4,850,261).
Amongst Canadian family history societies bifhsgo.ca ranks 3,756,590 (2,405,359), qfhs.ca ranks 3,114,594 (3,872,162), and ogs.on.ca ranks 391,726 (334,951).
And in case you're curious, Anglo-Celtic Connections has 4,783 (4,678) posts; On Alexa the.ca site ranked 329,683 (302,599). Again thanks to faithful blog visitors there were a monthly record number of return visitors in June.
Did I miss something significant? If so please post a comment with statistics if applicable.

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