Earlier this month, Automattic gave us a look at a bunch of stats about WordPress.com blogs in 2014. They were pretty impressive. For example, there were a total of 18,300,771 new blogs created throughout the year. That’s up 12.5% compared to 2013. It works out to nearly 50,000 new blogs per day.
There were also 555,782,547 blog posts created, which is over 1.5 million per day with 47 million published from mobile devices.
WP Engine analyzed how WordPress activity on the web compares to other activity, and is sharing some interesting stats in the form of a cool widget.
"More WordPress-hosted pages are read each second than the combined total of tweets/Instagram photos posted per second," a spokesperson from WP Engine points out. "There are about as many WordPress pages viewed as there are for Wikipedia."
Check it out:
According to WP Engine, over 60 million sites run on WordPress, accounting for over 23% of the Internet.