Gender by language

This plot shows the top 40 Wikipedia Languages (by number of gendered biographies), and compares their number of gendered biographies to female percentage of those biographies. This cutoff is arbitrary for the sake of clearly visualizing the distribution across major Wikipedia languages. For a comprehensive coverage, one can fetch the complete data from the data repository.

The changes show the number of biographies added and the female percentage change between the two latest snapshots.

As of October 2014 about 99% of biographies were attached to at least one Wikipedia site, so this data is mostly complete.

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Top 10

Wiki Total Female Female (%)
0 Welsh 21988 11608 52.79
1 Asturian 27923 14666 52.52
2 South Azerbaijani 30591 7689 25.13
3 Korean 86822 20723 23.87
4 Norwegian (Bokmål) 152608 34576 22.66
5 Japanese 277338 62102 22.39
6 Swedish 218086 45235 20.74
7 Spanish 359168 72261 20.12
8 Persian 129768 25768 19.86
9 Simple English 39186 7604 19.40

Bottom 10

Wiki Total Female Female (%)
49 Tajik 25669 498 1.94
48 Malagasy 29943 1967 6.57
47 Latin 27288 3011 11.03
46 Belarusian 26646 3133 11.76
45 Greek 45413 6248 13.76
44 Hungarian 99131 13820 13.94
43 Slovak 27815 3916 14.08
42 Russian 398802 57432 14.40
41 Slovenian 42069 6112 14.53
40 Ukrainian 157821 23010 14.58