Britannica Year in Numbers: 2018

December 12, 2018

2018 was a year of remarkable milestones for Britannica.

We hit over 13 million article and media views across the region, delivered more than 700 training sessions, walked a total of 351 kilometers in one day and in our biggest story yet – we celebrated our 250th birthday.

Here is a recap of our year in numbers.

2018 - Thank you for making it an amazing year
13,000,000+: Views to Britannica articles and media
351: Total kilometres walked by Britannica team for charity
705: Training sessions

64,768: Number of words written to match NSW and VIC curriculum content

1,500*: Cups of coffee consumed in the Britannica office (or thereabouts. It may have been more.)
250: Number of years committed to being the definitive source of knowledge

4: Profiles on the Britannica Curiosity Compass

Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season. See you in 2019 for better things to come.


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