WordPress has been around for quite a while now and sure has grown from the small following that it had in the early days. To that end, WordPress educator Lorelle VanFossen has collected an impressive amount of stats and data regarding the usage of WordPress today.
Some highlights from the article include 98 version releases of WordPress to date, more than 100 books published on WordPress since 2006, 65 million WordPress downloads since version 3 was released in June of 2010, 14.7% of the top million websites are powered by WordPress, an average of 2.5 million pages served to 352 million people per month on WordPress.com, and (out of 2 job sites) an average of 8,615 WordPress-related are jobs posted each month.
That’s just a small sampling of what Lorelle has to offer. Head on over to her article for an incredibly informative read.