IETF document statistics (active I-Ds)

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

Drafts

Total number of drafts is 1894. Of these 1164 (61.49%) are individual drafts, 711 (37.56%) IETF, 17 (0.90%) IRTF, 1 (0.05%) IAB, 0 (0.00%) RFC Editor and 0 (0.00%) IESG drafts.

The distribution of draft according to version numbers is shown here, and according to number of authors here, Draft page count distribution looks like this. The used document format types and content features are shown here. The publication rate per month is shown here.

The most frequently cited RFCs can be seen here.

Authors

The distribution of authors according to the number of drafts they have is shown here. The same distribution for IETF (or other official) drafts 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 drafts according to WGs is shown here, and according to areas is shown here.

Affiliations

Authors come from these companies, 775 different companies in total.

Countries and Continents

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

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

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 1894 drafts, 1 or 0.05% are unparseable by this tool. See here for a list of drafts with problems. Out of a total of 6584 authors entries, 1540 or 23.39% had limited information. See here for a list of authors with problems. See here for a list of drafts 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 20/11, 2017.