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Internet-Draft and RFC statistics


Please Note: The author information in the datatracker about RFCs with numbers lower than about 1300 and Internet-Drafts from before 2001 is unreliable and in many cases absent. For this reason, statistics on these pages does not show correct author stats for corpus selections that involve such documents.


Continent Percentage of authors Authors
(unknown) 37.95% 1159
Africa 0.56% 17
Asia 36.12% 1103
Europe 29.50% 901
North America 33.76% 1031
Oceania 0.85% 26
South America 0.72% 22

The statistics are based entirely on the author addresses provided with each Internet-Draft. Since this varies across documents, a traveling author may be counted in more than country, making the total sum more than 100%.