02 January 2012

2012 genealogy benchmarks

Regular reader know to look for excursions into statistics on Anglo-Celtic Connections.  Here are some benchmarks as of 1 January 2012.

Familysearch.org has 1,008 record collections: census & lists (88); birth, marriage, & death (662); probate & court (68); military (83); migration & naturalization (45); other (62). It has Alexa rank 6,218.

Family Tree DNA has 355,935 records in its database, with 6,767 surname projects, 107,754 unique surnames, 220,303 Y-DNA records, 137,652 25-marker records, 117,482 37-marker records, 53,245 67-marker records, 135,632 mtDNA records, and 16,471 FGS records. It ranks 51,424 on Alexa.

Britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk claims 3,276,840 pages digitized, Alexa rank 97,044

Cyndislist.com claims 309,467 total links in 187 categories, with 5,950 uncategorized.  Alexa rank 98,926.

FreeBMD has 210,487,942 distinct records, Alexa rank 110,903.

UKBMD provides 2207 links to web sites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses. Alexa rank 375,712.

CanadianHeadstones.com has over over 336,000 gravestone photo records from across Canada. It scores 1,465,925 in Alexa traffic rank.

The Canadian Gravemarker Gallery has 1,100 completely photographed cemeteries and over 500,000 photographs from across Canada. Alexa rank is 1,956,006.

And in case you're curious:

Anglo-Celtic Connections, Alexa rank 150,366, has 3,130 posts as of 1 January 2012.

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

UPDATE: Randy Seaver has a similar benchmark post here with a somewhat different selection of sites.

1 comment:

Alex Daw said...

I do like statistics!! You can do this anytime. I find this kind of info fascinating :)