The most-viewed Wikipedia articles of 2016

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Wikipedia has released its 5,000 most-visited articles of 2016 list, which shows the most popular pages on the website.

The 5,000 pages were accessed the most on the English Wikipedia during 2016. The lists also shows how many views each page received and what percentage of their traffic was from mobile devices.

“This report is produced in a manner similar to that of the weekly top 5,000. As a consequence, redlinks are omitted and we consider only titles in NS0 article namespace. Statistics for articles deleted or renamed during the year are still reported,” said Wikipedia.

Articles which were popular in 2016 included those on Donald Trump, the US elections, and “Deaths in 2016”.

The top 15 pages are shown in the table below. The full ranking is available here.

Rank Article Views Mobile
1 Main Page 8,450,764,507 21.85%
2 383,867,000 60.55%
3 404.php 92,474,318 0.00%
4 Donald Trump 75,965,727 60.95%
5 XHamster 70,903,044 94.53%
6 Proyecto 40 38,624,186 3.23%
7 AMGTV 37,526,211 7.02%
8 Web scraping 37,214,363 0.16%
9 Deaths in 2016 35,911,398 33.67%
10 Prince (musician) 22,793,889 60.27%
11 United States presidential election, 2016 22,063,171 43.50%
12 [[Lali Esp??sito]] 21,133,041 5.13%
13 Suicide Squad (film) 19,435,260 55.19%
14 List of Bollywood films of 2016 19,285,100 52.37%
15 David Bowie 19,039,110 54.76%

This article first appeared on MyBroadband and is republished with permission.

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