A Thousand Fibers Connect Us — Wikipedia's Global Reach

In June 2011, Wikipedia had a total of 17.6 million page views per hour to its 280 languages. From April 2010 to March 2011, Wikipedia had visits from more than 200 countries and territories. While Wikipedia has grown tremendously in 10 years, much of the global population still has limited internet access. This is a tool for exploring the global connections between Wikipedia's pages and its users.

Low Views | High Access is 25 countries with less than 1.9 page views per person (58th percentile) and greater than 25% access (50th percentile).

High Views | Low Access is 24 countries with greater than 0.7 page views per person (40th percentile) and less than 25% access (50th percentile).

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