--- aliases: - tags: - seedling publish: true --- # Obsidian statistics *Note written by [[Fevol]]* This note contains several stats pertaining to the Obsidian ecosystem, specifically the share of users per platform, and the downloads of plugins/themes. All data and graphs found below have been gathered from either GitHub or Obsidian's API. The Python scripts to fetch, process and graph the data, alongside with all raw & processed data, can be found in this GitHub repository: [https://github.com/Fevol/obsidian-data-processing](https://github.com/Fevol/obsidian-data-processing) Before interpreting the data found below, be aware of the following: - All data was collected on 2022/09/11 - The amount of downloads is usually much higher than the actual amount of users who've installed a plugin/Obsidian - Flatpak downloads are not included in the platform share, this accounts for 751k installs and updates in total, spread across all versions of Obsidian ## Platform Share This section contains the %-share of users for every platform Obsidian is available on, excluding iOS and Android. As of *version 0.15.9*, the share between platforms is divided as follows: **Windows** — 53.1% >64-bit: 98.01% >arm: 1.19% >32-bit: 0.79 **MacOS** — 34.4% **Linux** — 12.1% >AppImage: 53.92% >Snap: 22.98% >Debian: 17.55% >AppImage(arm): 2.81% >tar.gz: 2.55% >tar.gz(arm): 0.17% ![Releases stats](https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Fevol/obsidian-data-processing/master/images/releases-platform-share.png) ## Obsidian Releases Distribution ![Releases stats](https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Fevol/obsidian-data-processing/master/images/releases-full.png) ## Plugin Downloads This chart graphs the downloads of community plugins on the y-axis, and the relative age of a plugin on the x-axis (from oldest plugin to newest plugin) - 21 Plugins have more than 100.000 downloads (3.24%) - 155 Plugins have more than 10.000 downloads (23.92%) - 449 Plugins have more than 1.000 downloads (69.29%) ![Plugin downloads](https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Fevol/obsidian-data-processing/master/images/plugins-chronological.png) ## Theme Downloads This chart graphs the downloads of community themes on the y-axis, and the relative age of a theme on the x-axis (from oldest theme to newest theme) - 3 Themes have more than 100.000 downloads (2.13%) - 42 Themes have more than 10.000 downloads (29.79%) - 135 Themes have more than 1.000 downloads (95.74%) ![Theme downloads](https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Fevol/obsidian-data-processing/master/images/themes-chronological.png) %% Hub footer: Please don't edit anything below this line %% # This note in GitHub <span class="git-footer">[Edit In GitHub](https://github.dev/obsidian-community/obsidian-hub/blob/main/04%20-%20Guides%2C%20Workflows%2C%20%26%20Courses/Guides/Obsidian%20ecosystem%20statistics.md "git-hub-edit-note") | [Copy this note](https://raw.githubusercontent.com/obsidian-community/obsidian-hub/main/04%20-%20Guides%2C%20Workflows%2C%20%26%20Courses/Guides/Obsidian%20ecosystem%20statistics.md "git-hub-copy-note") | [Download this vault](https://github.com/obsidian-community/obsidian-hub/archive/refs/heads/main.zip "git-hub-download-vault") </span>