Statistics

Network statistics

Metric Value Notes
Chat rooms 16580 Includes all persistent rooms known (public/non-public and open/non-open)
Public rooms 15625 Only publicly listed rooms
Open rooms 12672 Only rooms which can be joined without password/invitation
Hidden rooms 0 Publicly listed MUCs where owners have requested de-listing from this directory
Total users 26505 Total number of users in all MUCs. Since we do not (and can not) track the real identities of users, this most certainly includes duplicates.
Domains 1375 Number of domains known; this includes non-MUC service domains and usually a single XMPP service has multiple domains (e.g. a base domain and a MUC service domain).
Stale domains 3 Number of domains which haven’t been reachable for more than 24 hours. Domains which are not reachable for more than seven days are removed from the database, unless they are being advertised by other domains.

Software statistics

Software name Absolute occurences Relative occurences
Prosody 199 53%
ejabberd 89 24%
Spectrum 40 11%
biboumi 10 3%
Metronome 5 1%
Multi User Chat 4 1%
search.jabber.network Crawler (1) 3 1%
Other (less than 3 instances) 22 6%
Unknown (no version info available) 1003

Footnotes:

  1. So some people apparently find it useful to host "echo" services which simply reflect the query back to the sender. They act like a mirror. So when the search.jabber.network Crawler asks them for the software they’re running, it effectively asks itself without knowing that it does that. That’s what those "search.jabber.network Crawler" entries are.

Service statistics

Service type Instances
User Server
Normal user accounts, like you and me
314
Group Chat Server
Group chat rooms, as listed by this service
361
IRC Gateway
Access to IRC networks via Jabber
12
File Storage / Upload Service
File storage for use with Jabber (e.g. HTTP Upload)
201
Publish-Subscribe Service
Distribute data in a publish-subscribe manner; e.g. news, weather alerts, etc.
125
File Transfer Proxy
To facilitate file transfer via "difficult" networks
160

Room languages

Language Rooms Users
English 5852 10180
Spanish 305 715
German 277 2362
French 181 1110
Russian 57 279
Portuguese 25 203
German 12 23
Japanese 10 15
Italian 7 9
Portuguese 6 35
Chinese 5 76
Polish 5 41
Indonesian 4 32
Vietnamese 4 4
Breton 3 1
Dutch 3 7
German 2 43
Arabic 2 0
Armenian 2 36
Korean 1 0
Malayalam 1 22
Persian 1 0
Lithuanian 1 0
Northern Sami 1 0
Catalan 1 3
Hungarian 1 1
Esperanto 1 31
Ukrainian 1 0
Portuguese 1 0
unspecified 8853 9502

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