Bogleheads® Wiki 2020 annual report

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In a departure from the wiki's policy of neutrality, this content presents the personal viewpoint of LadyGeek.

May 13, 2020 marks the twelth anniversary of the launching of The Bogleheads® Wiki. The wiki was publicly announced on May 21, 2008.[1] Our Wiki statistics page provides us with the following numerical snapshot of our wiki project as of May 11, 2020.

Historical statistics and a timeline of wiki initiatives can be found in the appendix to this report.

Statistics as of May 11, 2020
Statistics Wiki Visits over the past Five Years

Cumulative statistics

  • Content Pages: 1003
  • Edits: 68,846
  • Average edits per page: 12.49
  • Registered Editors: 310

Annual statistics

  • New Pages: 35
  • Annual Edits: 3,769
  • Average Edits per day: 10
  • New Editors: 25

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Note: The trend line is shown in red.

The year in review

Personal Reflections

Many wiki editors contribute, but I would like to thank fyre4ce and FiveK for overhauling the US retirement plan and US tax pages. Several lively forum discussions ensued, with everyone benefiting.
Thanks to BeBH65, DJN, and TedSwippet for providing non-US versions of our new investor pages.
I would also like to thank the forum members whose ideas and insight make the wiki successful.
-- LadyGeek

This section presents the personal viewpoint of LadyGeek.

Our efforts to help non-US investors continues. Non-US versions of our US-focused new investor pages have been created.

US retirement plans received a major overhaul.

US taxes were also revised: MAGI, Marginal tax rate, Payroll tax

For a complete list of new pages, refer to the 2019 - 2020 new pages box provided below.

Appendix

The table below provides a history of cumulative annual statistics for The Bogleheads® Wiki, derived during the annual May anniversary week of the wiki's founding. The spreadsheet component of the table also contains tabs showing the annual statistics for each year.

Cumulative Annual Statistics (View Google Spreadsheet in browser, then File --> Download as to download the file.)
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2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Content Pages 1003 968 945 925 905 861 811 721 657 559 483
Edits 68,846 65,077 62,669 60,549 57,855 51,601 46,555 35,403 28,372 22,550 18,628
Average Page Edits 12.49 12.36 12.19 12.13 12.02 13.12 13.38 13.62 13.15 13.08 12.83
Registered Editors 310 285 266 248 238 217 202 181 158 134 113

References

  1. Bogleheads® forum topic: Announcement: Introducing The Bogleheads Wiki, Barry Barnitz. May 21, 2008