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Wikipedia's Gender Gap

Wikipedia's Gender Gap Overall usage of Wikipedia by gender is about 50/50 50% 50% A study done in 2011 showed male editors account for approximately 91% of all editors on Wikipedia. 91% A breakdown of female-made edits, by article catagory: People Arts Philosophy Religion Health History Science Geography 10.7% 10.4% 8.3% 7.1% 7.1% 6.7% 5.2 3.7% Female users are more likely to be blocked indefinitely on Wikipedia. Male users are 5% more likely than women to edit article sections of Wikipedia instead of the more social User and User Talk pages. Statistically, there are over Conversely, there are approximately 1.5 million female editors on Wikipedia, roughly equivalent to the population of Idaho. 15.5 million male editors, or nearly twice the population of New York City. The number of female editors joining Wikipedia has been steadily increasing over the past few years. KNOCK TWICE Sources: https://www.google.com/adplanner/?pli-1#siteSearch?uid-domain%253A%2520wikipedia.orgégeo-US&lp=false http://grouplens.org/system/files/wp-gender-wikisym2011.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedians#Demographics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S_states_andterritories_by_population http://www.freevector.com This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.

Wikipedia's Gender Gap

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Although men and women use Wikipedia evenly, 91% of the collaborative encyclopedia

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