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Living Internet

Usenet Statistics (1997/01/02 – 1997/01/31)

Total feed size: 8347.87 Mb in 3254029 articles over 29.81 days

Average daily rate: 280.03 Mb, 109155 articles


Top 20 feeding sites by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 wirehub 130.85 46.73
2 xs4all 55.96 19.98
3 iris.global-one.nl 39.68 14.17
4 btnet-feed2 33.36 11.91
5 news.iac.net 18.94 6.76
6 news.cistron.nl 0.86 0.31
7 gmv.es 0.12 0.04
8 news.ping.at 0.06 0.02
9 news.ow.nl 0.05 0.02
10 uw.edu.pl 0.05 0.02
11 ifi.uio.no 0.04 0.01
12 excalibur 0.03 0.01
13 news.cybercomm.nl 0.02 0.01
14 news.bcca.org 0.02 0.01
15 news.hvision.nl 0.00 0.00
16 not-for-mail 0.00 0.00
17 wish.net 0.00 0.00
18 nic.wi.leidenuniv.nl 0.00 0.00
19 news.interstroom.nl 0.00 0.00
20 axil.hvision.nl 0.00 0.00

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Top 20 feeding sites by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 wirehub 61022 55.90
2 iris.global-one.nl 17434 15.97
3 btnet-feed2 14177 12.99
4 xs4all 12596 11.54
5 news.iac.net 3357 3.08
6 news.cistron.nl 388 0.36
7 gmv.es 64 0.06
8 news.ping.at 24 0.02
9 uw.edu.pl 22 0.02
10 ifi.uio.no 19 0.02
11 excalibur 16 0.01
12 news.ow.nl 11 0.01
13 news.cybercomm.nl 10 0.01
14 news.bcca.org 7 0.01
15 news.hvision.nl 2 0.00
16 wish.net 0 0.00
17 not-for-mail 0 0.00
18 nic.wi.leidenuniv.nl 0 0.00
19 news.interstroom.nl 0 0.00
20 axil.hvision.nl 0 0.00

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Top 20 newsgroups by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 alt.fan.patricia 9.47 3.38
2 alt.fan.lightbulbs 6.55 2.34
3 alt.fan.jenny-mccarthy 4.01 1.43
4 misc.jobs.offered 3.69 1.32
5 alt.fan.traci-lords 3.29 1.17
6 alt.fan.julia-hayes 2.70 0.96
7 alt.fan.christy-canyon 2.30 0.82
8 news.newusers.questions 2.08 0.74
9 biz.jobs.offered 1.87 0.67
10 comp.mail.maps 1.82 0.65
11 us.jobs.offered 1.77 0.63
12 rec.games.trading-cards.marketplace.magic.sales 1.47 0.53
13 alt.sex.exhibitionism 1.33 0.47
14 alt.fan.samantha-fox 1.26 0.45
15 ba.jobs.offered 1.19 0.43
16 rec.collecting.sport.baseball 1.17 0.42
17 misc.jobs.contract 1.09 0.39
18 comp.jobs.offered 1.05 0.37
19 rec.arts.comics.marketplace 1.03 0.37
20 alt.fan.oksana-bayul.small-tits 0.98 0.35

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Top 20 newsgroups by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 misc.jobs.offered 5296 4.85
2 us.jobs.offered 4050 3.71
3 biz.jobs.offered 3495 3.20
4 comp.jobs.offered 2513 2.30
5 misc.jobs.contract 2267 2.08
6 ba.jobs.offered 2257 2.07
7 us.jobs.contract 1866 1.71
8 news.newusers.questions 1217 1.12
9 prg.jobs 1090 1.00
10 comp.jobs 1001 0.92
11 alt.fan.rush-limbaugh 690 0.63
12 control 685 0.63
13 alt.jobs 660 0.60
14 talk.politics.misc 616 0.56
15 us.jobs 560 0.51
16 rec.collecting.sport.baseball 555 0.51
17 rec.collecting.sport.football 541 0.50
18 rec.sport.pro-wrestling 513 0.47
19 alt.politics.usa.republican 493 0.45
20 talk.politics.guns 478 0.44

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article size

Rank Key Size/day (Mb) %age of total
1 alt 100.77 35.99
2 rec 69.37 24.77
3 alt.fan 42.69 15.25
4 comp 34.59 12.35
5 soc 17.57 6.28
6 misc 14.35 5.12
7 alt.sex 13.25 4.73
8 soc.culture 12.45 4.45
9 rec.arts 12.12 4.33
10 rec.games 11.76 4.20
11 comp.sys 10.53 3.76
12 alt.fan.patricia 9.47 3.38
13 alt.music 8.32 2.97
14 rec.music 7.18 2.56
15 alt.fan.lightbulbs 6.55 2.34
16 sci 6.51 2.33
17 comp.os 6.06 2.16
18 rec.sport 5.61 2.00
19 news 5.60 2.00
20 misc.jobs 5.55 1.98

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Top 20 newsgroup hierarchies by article count

Rank Key Articles/day %age of total
1 alt 60598 55.52
2 rec 41431 37.96
3 comp 26072 23.89
4 misc 14846 13.60
5 soc 11724 10.74
6 alt.sex 9752 8.93
7 misc.jobs 8417 7.71
8 soc.culture 8413 7.71
9 comp.sys 7619 6.98
10 us 7293 6.68
11 us.jobs 7130 6.53
12 rec.arts 6767 6.20
13 alt.fan 6647 6.09
14 biz 5757 5.27
15 rec.games 5722 5.24
16 misc.jobs.offered 5385 4.93
17 alt.music 5324 4.88
18 comp.os 4998 4.58
19 rec.music 4686 4.29
20 sci 4620 4.23

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Average article size and count by day

Key Size (Mb) %age of total Relative size # Articles %age of total Relative count
1997/01/02 184.52 2.21 76789 2.36
1997/01/03 283.26 3.39 96406 2.96
1997/01/04 84.25 1.01 35901 1.10
1997/01/05 252.29 3.02 86528 2.66
1997/01/06 328.32 3.93 110434 3.39
1997/01/07 299.24 3.58 113392 3.48
1997/01/08 237.43 2.84 96785 2.97
1997/01/09 317.16 3.80 121328 3.73
1997/01/10 315.45 3.78 128999 3.96
1997/01/11 277.16 3.32 119331 3.67
1997/01/12 233.30 2.79 85584 2.63
1997/01/13 280.58 3.36 110246 3.39
1997/01/14 312.15 3.74 119057 3.66
1997/01/15 341.57 4.09 136494 4.19
1997/01/16 287.55 3.44 105728 3.25
1997/01/17 317.75 3.81 119816 3.68
1997/01/18 319.00 3.82 112161 3.45
1997/01/19 226.18 2.71 83050 2.55
1997/01/20 258.73 3.10 115018 3.53
1997/01/21 294.62 3.53 107111 3.29
1997/01/22 260.81 3.12 102362 3.15
1997/01/23 351.49 4.21 142249 4.37
1997/01/24 306.63 3.67 132701 4.08
1997/01/25 278.81 3.34 108821 3.34
1997/01/26 267.37 3.20 98726 3.03
1997/01/27 262.32 3.14 108060 3.32
1997/01/28 271.72 3.25 112130 3.45
1997/01/29 325.40 3.90 133314 4.10
1997/01/30 272.21 3.26 115536 3.55
1997/01/31 300.60 3.60 119972 3.69

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Average article size and count by hour

Key Size (Mb) %age of total Relative size # Articles %age of total Relative count
00 381.17 4.57 156901 4.82
01 378.33 4.53 153609 4.72
02 288.42 3.46 110991 3.41
03 300.76 3.60 110501 3.40
04 298.91 3.58 116315 3.57
05 305.53 3.66 113313 3.48
06 293.65 3.52 110606 3.40
07 314.34 3.77 118650 3.65
08 345.80 4.14 126350 3.88
09 349.70 4.19 130605 4.01
10 339.61 4.07 111898 3.44
11 336.66 4.03 121316 3.73
12 344.22 4.12 123784 3.80
13 329.78 3.95 119884 3.68
14 355.14 4.25 129813 3.99
15 362.71 4.34 141534 4.35
16 356.29 4.27 148935 4.58
17 417.64 5.00 169635 5.21
18 348.07 4.17 149473 4.59
19 363.76 4.36 156412 4.81
20 380.16 4.55 158880 4.88
21 366.84 4.39 149831 4.60
22 399.46 4.79 160770 4.94
23 390.93 4.68 164023 5.04

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Average article size and count by weekday

Key Size (Mb) %age of total Relative size # Articles %age of total Relative count
Sunday 979.15 11.73 353888 10.88
Monday 1129.95 13.54 443758 13.64
Tuesday 1177.73 14.11 451690 13.88
Wednesday 1165.21 13.96 468955 14.41
Thursday 1412.92 16.93 561630 17.26
Friday 1523.68 18.25 597894 18.37
Saturday 959.22 11.49 376214 11.56

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