IETF Statistics

Draft Area Distribution

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



List of areas

  • Routing has 269 drafts (34.66% of all) and 325 related drafts (together 30.02% of all).
  • Applications and Real-Time has 128 drafts (16.49% of all) and 50 related drafts (together 8.99% of all).
  • Security has 109 drafts (14.05% of all) and 77 related drafts (together 9.40% of all).
  • Operations and Management has 78 drafts (10.05% of all) and 90 related drafts (together 8.49% of all).
  • Transport has 73 drafts (9.41% of all) and 103 related drafts (together 8.89% of all).
  • Internet has 71 drafts (9.15% of all) and 83 related drafts (together 7.78% of all).
  • General has 14 drafts (1.80% of all) and 1 related drafts (together 0.76% of all).

Definition of a related draft is that it matches the pattern draft-something-wg, where something is not ietf, and wg is the name of a working group.

Data Freshness and Source

This is a part of a statistics report generated by authorstats on 2019-08-24.

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