Last updated: March 23, 2006
Since 2001, I have been able to keep track of the amount of visitors to this site on a daily basis, including visitor demographics and habits. As well, I have been able to document my bandwidth usage to some extent.
I will give a brief explanation of the site statistics here. These stats are from December 2005.
Page Views (Hits)
For page views or impressions, ABS serves about 1,500,000 page views per day, or 45,000,000 per month. In December 2005, 52,034,288 monthly page impressions were tracked. ABS Forums is not included in these statistics.
|Internet Explorer 6.x||72.63%|
|Internet Explorer 5.x||19.21%|
|Internet Explorer 4.x||0.002%|
|Internet Explorer 7.x||0.0001%|
About 95% of visitors are Windows users and about 3% are Macintosh users.
About 68-90% of visitors visit from the United States depending on the statistics software. Next most common visitors come from Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia and Japan.
According to the Forums, there is an uncommon mix of both male and female visitors, about 60/40. The age range is dominated around mid 20s. There is a good portion of members in their 30s and late teens.