User:Ijon/Content gap

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I was curious about the content gap in articles about men vs. articles about women, so I pulled up some data through Wikidata.

Big caveat: only entities that -- 1. have Wikidata items; 2. are known to Wikidata as humans; 3. have either 'male' or 'female' as their gender -- are counted here. This undoubtedly leaves out quite a few people (especially people with no interwikis, where a Wikidata item may never have been created), so read the numbers as at least X, but the proportion should be statistically valid. (I guesstimate the margin of error introduced by these shortcomings to be generally under 10%, and lower on the larger wikis.)

Data as of June 15th 2016[edit]

Language # of articles about men # of articles about women % of articles about women out of all humans
ne 1372 1306 ~48.8%
ur 5026 2689 ~34.9%
ko 44062 13321 ~23.2%
te 2720 793 ~22.6%
ja 181416 50902 ~21.9%
pa 3186 874 ~21.5%
no 102911 27090 ~20.8%
or 759 197 ~20.6%
sv 149318 37349 ~20.0%
ml 6643 1653 ~19.9%
vi 17640 3854 ~17.9%
ms 9470 2023 ~17.6%
sr 25446 5488 ~17.7%
fi 103570 22017 ~17.5%
es 234635 49551 ~17.4%
zh 99140 20832 ~17.3%
hi 8534 1756 ~17.1%
et 30567 6297 ~17.1%
id 35432 7283 ~17.0%
he 47988 9727 ~16.8%
kn 1975 397 ~16.7%
pt 151340 30058 ~16.5%
en 1147981 224258 ~16.3%
nl 154224 29931 ~16.2%
bg 46162 8682 ~15.8%
fr 398382 74074 ~15.6%
tr 51804 9539 ~15.6%
pl 243590 44358 ~15.4%
bn 7880 1420 ~15.2%
ar 76379 13617 ~15.1%
de 520916 93043 ~15.1%
it 259088 44159 ~14.6%
lv 13719 2243 ~14.1%
mr 8784 1413 ~13.9%
gu 1059 171 ~13.9%
ru 278018 44477 ~13.8%
hy 20644 3271 ~13.6%
uk 97021 15076 ~13.4%
hu 69788 10658 ~13.2%
ca 97236 14511 ~13.0%
ta 13668 1997 ~12.7%

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