IETF Statistics

Distribution of WGs to Areas

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


There are 123 WGs and 7 areas, an average of 17.57 WGs/area.

areas and wgs


  • Operations and Management has 14 (11.38%) working groups.
  • Internet has 17 (13.82%) working groups.
  • Applications and Real-Time has 30 (24.39%) working groups.
  • Security has 25 (20.33%) working groups.
  • Transport has 11 (8.94%) working groups.
  • General has 2 (1.63%) working groups.
  • Routing has 24 (19.51%) working groups.

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This is a part of a statistics report generated by authorstats on 2020-11-15.

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