May 16, 2022

Wikimedia Foundation Publishes 2011-2012 Annual Report

The report is titled: The Voice of the World.

Direct to Wiki Version of the Report

Highlights From the Report

  • Half a billion people use Wikipedia and our other free knowledge projects.
  • 5th most visited website in the world
  • 19 Billion Page Views (Monthly)
  • 23 million articles in 285 languages
  • More than 80,000 volunteer editors regularly contribute content to Wikipedia and its sister projects.
  • The Wikimedia Foundation’s has 125 employees
  • Financial contributions 2011–12
    A total of 1,130,700 people donated the equivalent of more than $30 million US dollars in over 80 currencies.
  • Volunteer contributions 2011–12
    Individual contributors made 139.4 million edits, added 3.3 million Wikipedia articles, and uploaded 2.9 million images, audio files and video files.
  • Total cash expenditures in 2011-12
    $27 million in US dollars

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Wikimedia Foundation Annual Report 2011-2012

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.