Friday, 1 August 2014

Benchmarks update for July

Putting first things first, the top websites overall as ranked by Alexa are: 1. Google, 2. Facebook, 3. YouTube, 4. Yahoo, 6. Wikipedia, 7. Twitter, 10. Amazon. Non-English language sites are excluded from this list.

Familysearch.org has added or updated record collections for a total of 1,794 (1.785). Census & lists account for 154 (154); birth, marriage, & death 1.049 (1,046); probate & court 184 (181); military 125 (124); migration & naturalization 124 (123); and with a change in categories, other 142 (145) [150]; miscellaneous 16 (12). Familysearch.org dropped in Alexa rank 4,523 (4,392).

Ancestry sites all advanced in rank: the .com site 688 (729); the .co.uk site 6,827, (7,381) and the .ca 23,618 (25,559. The number of datasets in the collection grew to 32,363 (32,326); including 1,981 (1,980) for Canada, 1,806 (1,808) for the UK, 139 (138) [133] for Australia and, 25,674 (25,670 ) for the USA.
MyHeritage.com's Alexa rank declined to 7,400 (6,989).

Findmypast.co.uk slipped a bit in Alexa rank to 15,997 (15,449) while .com made a health gain to 75,169 (81,687).

This month tracking of canadiana.ca is added, Alexa rank 429,924.

Family Tree DNA slipped again in rank to 29,479 (28,406) while claiming a total of 693,810 (685,431) records. 23andMe at 15,285 (14,972) continued its decline since the FDA halt to its personal genetics health business.

GenealogyinTime.com ranks 30,307 (29,972) ; Mocavo.com jumped to rank 29,429 (33,502), eogn.com tumbled to rank 31,239 (28,956).
Britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk contains 8,412,982 (8,256,052) digitized pages, an average addition of 5,062 (5,425) pages per day. Alexa rank 131,799 (132,476).
Newspapers.com contains 3,252 (3.166) newspapers including 669,141 (669,042) pages for England and 1,611,611 (1,586,121) pages for Canada. The Alexa rank continued a rapid advanced to 21,001 (22,825).
Cyndislist.com claims 332,819 (331,471) total links in 204 (205) categories, with 990 (990) uncategorized; Alexa rank continued to advance to 33,336 (36,951).
FreeBMD.org.uk has 238,293,287 (236,907,482) distinct records, Alexa rank 49,360 (50,312).
CanadianHeadstones.com has 920,000 (884,000) gravestone photo records from across Canada. Alexa rank is 443,628 (458,301). Deceasedonline.com, with little in the way of new content, declined in rank 568,964 (535,411). The Canadian Gravemarker Gallery (gravemarkers.ca), with over 849,000 (846,500) photographs from across Canada, fell back to 6,655,434 (5,813,225)  on Alexa.
Among Canadian family history societies bifhsgo.ca ranked 3,694,712 (2,893,911), qfhs.ca had too few visits for Alexa to confidently rank, the estimated rank was 15,992,346 (7,427,953), and ogs.on.ca ranked 417,298 (425,215).
In the US, ngsgenealogy.org ranked 458,128 (385,799), americanancestors.org ranked 98,663 (94,953), scgsgenealogy.com ranked 591,619 (567,843).
In the UK, sog.org.uk ranked 632,638 (788,944).
And in case you're curious, Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections has 5,807 (5,728) posts; on Alexa the .ca site ranked 285,046 (365,679).

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

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