Wednesday, August 11, 2010

FamilySearch Indexing by the Numbers

Records Indexed Annually

  • 200 million – New goal for 2010. Each record must be keyed twice and revisited a third time when the first two are not the same.1
  • 169 million – Original goal for 2010.1
  • 118,140,160 – Records indexed this year as of 2 August 2010.2
  • 117,094,600 – Records indexed this year as of 30 July 2010.1
  • 100,795,360 – Records indexed this year as of July 2010.3
  • 32.5 millions – Records indexed this year as of 11 March 2010.4
  • 140 million – Records indexed in 2009.4

Total Records Indexed

  • 356,081,200 – Total records indexed as of 30 July 2010.1
  • 343,421,000 – Total names indexed as of 6 July 2010.5
  • 339,782,331 – Total records indexed as of July 2010.3
  • 383,944,092 – Total names indexed as of 9 March 2010.6

FamilySearch Indexing records through 2009
     Source: FamilySearch Wiki7

  • 700 million – Reported number of records indexed since 2006.1 Given the other numbers, I wonder if this number includes indexing projects done before FamilySearch Indexing.
  • 14,395 – Records indexed by the week’s top indexer, Dhoytbrown22554.2
  • 17,593 – Records arbitrated by the week’s top indexer, Saradepagazamonroy.2

FamilySearch Indexers

  • 46,017 – Active volunteers in 2010 as of 11 March 2010.4
  • 95,000 – Active volunteers this past year.1
  • 87,537 – Active volunteers in 2009.4

  • 354,328 – Registered indexers as of 30 July 2010.1
  • 340,041 – Registered indexers as of 6 July 2010.5
  • 297,869 – Registered indexers as of 9 March 2010.6

FamilySearch Indexing registered indexers through 2009
     Source: FamilySearch Wiki7


Notes

     1.  “FamilySearch Indexing Statistics,” FamilySearch Indexing Update, August 2010, e-mail newsletter, received 30 July 2010; online archive (http://us1.campaign-archive.com/?u=6a13a38a955e01499f3215f48&id=e3c381af01 : accessed 5 August 2010).

     2.  “FamilySearch Indexing,” Facebook organization page, Facebook (http://www.facebook.com : accessed 4 August 2010).

     3.  “FamilySearch Indexing Statistics,” FamilySearch Indexing, Indexing Update, July 2010, e-mail newsletter; online archive (http://us1.campaign-archive.com/?u=6a13a38a955e01499f3215f48&id=68aca7dbdb : accessed 5 August 2010).

     4.  GaleK, “Thank You, Indexers!” blog post, FamilySearch [beta] (http://familysearch.org : dated 11 March 2010, 3:28pm).

     5.  FamilySearch Support to [Ancestry Insider], bulk e-mail, 6 July 2010, “[Ancestry Insider], please help us arbitrate records for FamilySearch Indexing;” online archive (http://us1.campaign-archive.com/?u=6a13a38a955e01499f3215f48&id=935b90cde5 :accessed 5 August 2010).

     6.  FamilySearch Support to [Ancestry Insider], bulk e-mail, 9 March 2010, “[Ancestry Insider], please help us arbitrate records for FamilySearch Indexing;” online archive (http://us1.campaign-archive.com/?u=6a13a38a955e01499f3215f48&id=0e4227ee84 :accessed 5 August 2010).

     7.  JensenFA [Fran Jensen], “Update on FamilySearch Indexing 2010,” wiki article, FamilySearch [beta] (http://familysearch.org : dated 27 April 2010, 17:39).

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