IETF document statistics (all documents)

“Document Stats -- What is Going on in the IETF?”

Documents

Total number of documents is 9388.

The distribution of document and according to number of authors here, Document page count distribution looks like this. The used document format types and content features are shown here.

The most frequently cited RFCs can be seen here.

Authors

The distribution of authors according to the number of documents they have is shown here. The same distribution for IETF (or other official) documents is shown here. The authors work in one or multiple WGs according this distribution. The same distribution for cross-area work is here. Most active authors per area can be seen here.

The relative impact of different RFC authors can be seen here.

Areas and WGs

The distribution of WGs per areas is shown in here. The distribution of documents according to WGs is shown here, and according to areas is shown here.

Affiliations

Authors come from these companies, 2304 different companies in total. Over the years, the situation has changed like this (normalized).

Countries and Continents

Over the years, the situation has developed like this (normalized). Considering EU as a country, the distribution would look like this instead. The same distribution for continents can be found here. Over the years, the situation has developed like this (normalized).

Authors come from these countries. Considering EU as a country, the distribution would look like this instead. The same distribution for continents can be found here.

Gender

Over the years, the situation has developed like this (normalized).

Detailed data

All active authors can be seen here. Countries can be seen here. And active companies can be seen here.

Data Freshness and Reliability

Out of the total 9388 documents, 33 or 0.35% are unparseable by this tool. See here for a list of documents with problems. Out of a total of 24003 authors entries, 2571 or 10.71% had limited information. See here for a list of authors with problems. See here for a list of documents with incomplete or non-working e-mail addresses. Warning: See the tool description for detailed information about what can or can not be assumed about the quality of the results.

Data Freshness and Source

This is a part of a statistics report generated by authorstats on 21/12, 2014.