FamilySearch recently shared this infographic highlighting these 2015 accomplishments:
- 1.1 billion people in the tree.
- 120,000 new contributers this year
- 2.47 million total contributers
- 5.31 billion searchable records
- 19 million non-English records indexed
- 110 million total records indexed
- 158 new historic records collections
- 2,049 total collections
- 122 million records images published
- 12 million volunteer service hours
- 9 million hours contributed by
- 304,000 volunteer indexers
- 3 million hours contributed by
- 3,850 service missionaries
- 4,891 FamilySearch centers
- 77 new this year
- 2,864 outside of U.S.
- 2,027 in the U.S.
- 300,000 RootsTech Attendees (includes in-person, online, and local family discovery day events).
- 1,505 Local Family Discovery Day Events
- 291,000 Site Visits per Day
- 10.3 million memories (total)
- 9 million photos
- 276,000 documents
- 747,000 stories
- 38,000 audio recordings
With all the duplications of people in FS-FT and of records indexed items, the numbers need to be taken with a lot of salt.ReplyDelete
They spelled "contributors" wrong.
Love your new "picture"ReplyDelete
We need you to talk more about Ancestry giving up Family Tree Maker.
So Ancestry could not make the last versions of FTM really function well and gave up putting resources into trying. Many software owners vocally expressed frustration over probable loss of the tree-syncing feature in a year. Lots sounded off about Ancestry.ReplyDelete
It's all pretty much been said. Check out Tamura Jones' links and comments, such as here: http://www.tamurajones.net/GeneaBlogAwards2015.xhtml