Hi Isaac,

looking at the report "page views per country" you get numbers which wikipedia versions were opened per country. https://stats.wikimedia.org/wikimedia/squids/SquidReportPageViewsPerCountryBreakdown.htm and you can choose "detailed version"


Looking at Nigeria and Madagascar you see for October :

(language version - thousand views - percentage of all wikipedia views in the country)

****Nigeria
English Wp    32945    97.5%
Igbo Wp    386    1.1%
Simple English Wp    112    0.3%
French Wp    97    0.3%
Arabic Wp    62    0.2%
German Wp    56    0.2%
Russian Wp    35    0.1%
Italian Wp    34    0.1%
Other    49    0.2%


****Madagascar
French Wp    2021    83.5%
English Wp    392    16.2%
German Wp    5    0.2%
Other    1    0.1%

So of course SOME people do read Yoruba from Nigeria or Malegache from Madagascar but this share was less than 0,1% and thus is hidden amongst "other". Surprisingly Igbo (a pretty small wikipedia) is visible in Nigeria. Lets see if that repeats. Malagasy was visible in the last report from August, having 3000 calls and 0,01 % in Madagascar.

Checking the other way round: language views https://stats.wikimedia.org/wikimedia/squids/SquidReportPageViewsPerLanguageBreakdown.htm
(language version was viewed from which countries)

**** Yoruba (yo) (0.002% share of global total)
France    44.9%
United States    29.8%
Germany    18.8%
Other    6.5%

**** Malagasy (mg) (0.002% share of global total)
France    44.9%
United States    31.0%
Germany    20.0%
Other    4.1%

Also here the "home country" is hidden amongst "others", i.e. less than 1 percent of views of Yoruba coming from Nigeria (but more than 80% of igbo views! Did they have some PR recently??)

Cheers Ingo - Kipala

    1. Re: African-Wikimedians Digest, Vol 8,   Issue 134 Concerning
       African language wikipedias (Olatunde Isaac)
    2. Re: Wiki Loves Africa: Press releases (Geoffrey Kateregga)


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        Issue 134 Concerning African language wikipedias
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@Kipala, you wrote "Yoruba is not visible in Nigeria wikipedia lookups, all its 
readers seem to be abroad, same for Malagasy in Madagascar."

How did you arrived on the above conclusion?

Best,

Isaac




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