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Multilingual Wikipedia

In June 2020 the website gov.uk was on the 325th place in the ranking of the most reliable and popular sources in multilingual Wikipedia from readers' point of view (PR-score). If we consider only frequency of appearance of this source in references of Wikipedia articles (F-score), this website was on the 473rd place in June 2020. From Wikipedians' point of view, "gov.uk" is the 490th most reliable source in different language versions of Wikipedia (AR-score).

The website is placed before theage.com.au and after espncricinfo.com in multilingual PR ranking of the most reliable sources in Wikipedia.

PR-score:
325th place
109,148,561
-17,308,235
AR-score:
490th place
9,463,176
+98,559
F-score:
473rd place
29,496
+521

English Wikipedia (en)

PR-score:
208th place
95,381,303
-14,194,563
AR-score:
254th place
7,634,916
+65,574
F-score:
210th place
18,868
+175

German Wikipedia (de)

PR-score:
789th place
2,619,047
-243,420
AR-score:
985th place
334,788
-193
F-score:
756th place
910
+3

Spanish Wikipedia (es)

PR-score:
1,325th place
1,810,462
-310,527
AR-score:
2,271st place
121,657
-1,270
F-score:
1,447th place
498
+14

Chinese Wikipedia (zh)

PR-score:
777th place
1,565,226
-58,954
AR-score:
873rd place
103,590
+1,027
F-score:
519th place
804
+13

French Wikipedia (fr)

PR-score:
978th place
1,528,455
-854,131
AR-score:
1,507th place
195,107
+721
F-score:
1,039th place
843
+21

Russian Wikipedia (ru)

PR-score:
1,878th place
1,107,410
-350,675
AR-score:
2,280th place
89,521
+3,078
F-score:
1,163rd place
669
+17

Japanese Wikipedia (ja)

PR-score:
1,821st place
965,625
-124,529
AR-score:
2,234th place
62,516
+843
F-score:
1,351st place
417
+20

Italian Wikipedia (it)

PR-score:
960th place
768,758
-388,614
AR-score:
1,388th place
123,519
+443
F-score:
1,472nd place
294
+13

Portuguese Wikipedia (pt)

PR-score:
1,436th place
522,981
-54,758
AR-score:
2,412th place
43,275
+296
F-score:
1,675th place
257
+4

Arabic Wikipedia (ar)

PR-score:
621st place
368,929
+54,294
AR-score:
853rd place
78,208
+968
F-score:
361st place
818
+32

Polish Wikipedia (pl)

PR-score:
1,544th place
362,855
-83,493
AR-score:
1,879th place
50,572
+558
F-score:
1,959th place
207
+2

Norwegian Wikipedia (no)

PR-score:
214th place
221,818
-59,619
AR-score:
184th place
192,878
+11,210
F-score:
227th place
449
+34

Turkish Wikipedia (tr)

PR-score:
727th place
194,203
-57,831
AR-score:
1,384th place
23,953
+1,771
F-score:
483rd place
239
+8

Dutch Wikipedia (nl)

PR-score:
1,317th place
188,987
-28,324
AR-score:
1,526th place
35,721
+220
F-score:
1,104th place
91
+1

Korean Wikipedia (ko)

PR-score:
633rd place
188,904
-5,998
AR-score:
796th place
30,318
+6,750
F-score:
234th place
390
+4

Vietnamese Wikipedia (vi)

PR-score:
1,025th place
131,516
-52,443
AR-score:
1,364th place
15,399
+578
F-score:
482nd place
351
+100

Ukrainian Wikipedia (uk)

PR-score:
1,026th place
123,522
-163,050
AR-score:
1,531st place
22,456
+208
F-score:
865th place
262
+2

Czech Wikipedia (cs)

PR-score:
1,562nd place
112,692
-23,979
AR-score:
1,597th place
18,421
+155
F-score:
898th place
151
0

Swedish Wikipedia (sv)

PR-score:
1,148th place
107,652
-59,082
AR-score:
1,291st place
39,059
+88
F-score:
1,565th place
92
0

Simple English Wikipedia (simple)

PR-score:
362nd place
80,492
-24,580
AR-score:
360th place
30,079
+536
F-score:
532nd place
79
0

Greek Wikipedia (el)

PR-score:
852nd place
70,374
-11,115
AR-score:
883rd place
14,204
-95
F-score:
1,162nd place
69
-1

Cantonese Wikipedia (zh-yue)

PR-score:
82nd place
66,640
-7,302
AR-score:
664th place
2,044
0
F-score:
262nd place
26
0

Finnish Wikipedia (fi)

PR-score:
1,362nd place
66,037
-35,841
AR-score:
1,406th place
32,448
+204
F-score:
1,143rd place
179
0

Persian Wikipedia (fa)

PR-score:
1,907th place
56,902
+5,774
AR-score:
2,167th place
11,934
+326
F-score:
380th place
266
+10

Indonesian Wikipedia (id)

PR-score:
2,068th place
49,967
-1,475
AR-score:
2,415th place
7,755
+270
F-score:
555th place
257
+9

Romanian Wikipedia (ro)

PR-score:
1,256th place
43,522
-35,900
AR-score:
2,969th place
4,066
+1
F-score:
471st place
166
0

Bulgarian Wikipedia (bg)

PR-score:
1,515th place
40,750
-36,461
AR-score:
1,802nd place
7,883
0
F-score:
2,296th place
21
0

Uzbek Wikipedia (uz)

PR-score:
44th place
33,731
+1,485
AR-score:
188th place
2,846
+129
F-score:
34th place
156
+2

Thai Wikipedia (th)

PR-score:
1,909th place
33,260
-4,002
AR-score:
2,041st place
5,602
+465
F-score:
758th place
72
0

Serbian Wikipedia (sr)

PR-score:
1,188th place
30,072
-36,747
AR-score:
1,965th place
6,488
+41
F-score:
1,132nd place
63
+4

Hebrew Wikipedia (he)

PR-score:
2,064th place
28,534
-1,655
AR-score:
1,303rd place
19,062
+1,269
F-score:
498th place
118
-7

Urdu Wikipedia (ur)

PR-score:
95th place
25,744
+17,473
AR-score:
864th place
2,350
+17
F-score:
371st place
38
+1

Danish Wikipedia (da)

PR-score:
1,707th place
25,313
-6,339
AR-score:
2,640th place
5,703
+27
F-score:
1,764th place
26
0

Malay Wikipedia (ms)

PR-score:
651st place
24,084
+4,043
AR-score:
1,391st place
3,218
+94
F-score:
488th place
96
+8

Hungarian Wikipedia (hu)

PR-score:
5,456th place
17,719
-8,467
AR-score:
6,478th place
3,712
+22
F-score:
1,828th place
56
0

Swahili Wikipedia (sw)

PR-score:
75th place
12,322
-7,981
AR-score:
506th place
1,245
0
F-score:
282nd place
16
0

Catalan Wikipedia (ca)

PR-score:
2,864th place
10,758
-4,825
AR-score:
2,239th place
12,517
+324
F-score:
1,641st place
92
0

Slovenian Wikipedia (sl)

PR-score:
962nd place
9,813
-2,319
AR-score:
2,085th place
1,682
+2
F-score:
714th place
31
0

Armenian Wikipedia (hy)

PR-score:
864th place
8,914
-4,955
AR-score:
1,318th place
4,209
+49
F-score:
550th place
149
0

Scottish Gaelic Wikipedia (gd)

PR-score:
91st place
8,793
-4,424
AR-score:
43rd place
17,828
0
F-score:
116th place
22
0

Hindi Wikipedia (hi)

PR-score:
1,342nd place
7,848
-1,865
AR-score:
965th place
4,466
+572
F-score:
813th place
31
0

Bengali Wikipedia (bn)

PR-score:
1,070th place
7,458
-2,677
AR-score:
2,176th place
2,035
+43
F-score:
720th place
60
+3

Lithuanian Wikipedia (lt)

PR-score:
1,652nd place
7,437
-6,305
AR-score:
3,236th place
1,763
+2
F-score:
1,143rd place
14
0

Latvian Wikipedia (lv)

PR-score:
1,143rd place
6,762
-7,305
AR-score:
1,834th place
2,595
0
F-score:
1,291st place
16
0

Afrikaans Wikipedia (af)

PR-score:
510th place
6,388
+131
AR-score:
589th place
3,931
+178
F-score:
670th place
21
+1

Bosnian Wikipedia (bs)

PR-score:
1,182nd place
5,822
-3,505
AR-score:
1,869th place
1,763
+1
F-score:
1,519th place
9
0

Albanian Wikipedia (sq)

PR-score:
709th place
5,494
-3,081
AR-score:
3,337th place
393
+57
F-score:
772nd place
17
+6

Scots Wikipedia (sco)

PR-score:
495th place
4,940
-805
AR-score:
1,047th place
1,273
-1
F-score:
769th place
16
0

Welsh Wikipedia (cy)

PR-score:
338th place
4,909
-761
AR-score:
459th place
3,455
+150
F-score:
276th place
33
+1

Khmer Wikipedia (km)

PR-score:
127th place
4,138
-37
AR-score:
174th place
533
+11
F-score:
146th place
7
+3

Estonian Wikipedia (et)

PR-score:
2,104th place
4,097
-785
AR-score:
1,795th place
3,217
+1
F-score:
862nd place
47
0

Slovak Wikipedia (sk)

PR-score:
4,683rd place
4,057
+877
AR-score:
6,934th place
771
+4
F-score:
1,092nd place
26
0

Malayalam Wikipedia (ml)

PR-score:
1,077th place
3,294
-769
AR-score:
4,976th place
540
+1
F-score:
1,020th place
21
0

Esperanto Wikipedia (eo)

PR-score:
594th place
3,288
-741
AR-score:
1,805th place
2,434
0
F-score:
824th place
19
0

South Azerbaijani Wikipedia (azb)

PR-score:
305th place
3,240
-198
AR-score:
5,067th place
165
0
F-score:
704th place
12
0

Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia (sh)

PR-score:
2,135th place
2,942
-682
AR-score:
2,134th place
1,327
0
F-score:
1,727th place
15
0

Punjabi Wikipedia (pa)

PR-score:
445th place
2,636
+773
AR-score:
867th place
835
+24
F-score:
267th place
37
+1

Belarusian Wikipedia (be)

PR-score:
980th place
2,595
-8
AR-score:
4,134th place
578
0
F-score:
1,599th place
14
0

Croatian Wikipedia (hr)

PR-score:
7,458th place
2,572
-1,556
AR-score:
7,957th place
831
+57
F-score:
2,758th place
13
+1

Azerbaijani Wikipedia (az)

PR-score:
2,554th place
2,488
+9
AR-score:
3,341st place
1,101
+11
F-score:
1,609th place
19
+2

Irish Wikipedia (ga)

PR-score:
255th place
2,272
-1,044
AR-score:
851st place
641
0
F-score:
743rd place
3
0

Kazakh Wikipedia (kk)

PR-score:
985th place
2,238
-607
AR-score:
2,790th place
293
+2
F-score:
1,098th place
5
0

Hausa Wikipedia (ha)

PR-score:
73rd place
2,037
-158
AR-score:
124th place
283
0
F-score:
71st place
11
0

Tamil Wikipedia (ta)

PR-score:
2,928th place
1,755
-1,011
AR-score:
3,361st place
1,126
-4
F-score:
1,397th place
21
-1

Georgian Wikipedia (ka)

PR-score:
3,571st place
1,622
-196
AR-score:
2,249th place
1,326
+171
F-score:
1,796th place
12
+1

Galician Wikipedia (gl)

PR-score:
2,355th place
1,612
-814
AR-score:
3,295th place
1,888
+11
F-score:
741st place
54
0

Icelandic Wikipedia (is)

PR-score:
686th place
1,554
+995
AR-score:
2,925th place
113
0
F-score:
1,840th place
2
0

Nepali Wikipedia (ne)

PR-score:
679th place
1,412
+252
AR-score:
2,125th place
280
+121
F-score:
923rd place
6
+2

Macedonian Wikipedia (mk)

PR-score:
2,813th place
1,364
-551
AR-score:
4,493rd place
565
+12
F-score:
2,106th place
11
0

Faroese Wikipedia (fo)

PR-score:
427th place
1,319
+241
AR-score:
1,082nd place
259
0
F-score:
260th place
7
0

Somali Wikipedia (so)

PR-score:
306th place
1,300
-75
AR-score:
643rd place
213
+13
F-score:
348th place
3
0

Alemannic Wikipedia (als)

PR-score:
704th place
1,271
+186
AR-score:
1,116th place
578
0
F-score:
1,552nd place
2
0

Asturian Wikipedia (ast)

PR-score:
2,971st place
1,256
-365
AR-score:
1,925th place
1,720
+14
F-score:
2,397th place
21
0

Quechua Wikipedia (qu)

PR-score:
103rd place
1,251
-1,220
AR-score:
999th place
14
+3
F-score:
1,063rd place
1
0

Sorani Wikipedia (ckb)

PR-score:
648th place
1,236
+956
AR-score:
2,280th place
154
+65
F-score:
556th place
6
+2

Tagalog Wikipedia (tl)

PR-score:
1,505th place
1,181
-1,163
AR-score:
6,660th place
106
0
F-score:
744th place
15
0

Papiamentu Wikipedia (pap)

PR-score:
72nd place
1,118
-1,852
AR-score:
308th place
7
0
F-score:
321st place
1
0

Yiddish Wikipedia (yi)

PR-score:
279th place
1,115
+80
AR-score:
702nd place
107
0
F-score:
134th place
3
0

Sindhi Wikipedia (sd)

PR-score:
295th place
1,005
-818
AR-score:
629th place
175
0
F-score:
242nd place
7
0

Sardinian Wikipedia (sc)

PR-score:
151st place
888
-2,276
AR-score:
486th place
38
0
F-score:
315th place
2
0

Telugu Wikipedia (te)

PR-score:
1,769th place
870
-713
AR-score:
2,750th place
461
+302
F-score:
865th place
13
+3

Norwegian (Nynorsk) Wikipedia (nn)

PR-score:
1,932nd place
786
-1,896
AR-score:
5,484th place
375
0
F-score:
1,833rd place
8
0

Kannada Wikipedia (kn)

PR-score:
1,445th place
772
+427
AR-score:
3,472nd place
210
0
F-score:
2,220th place
5
0

Assamese Wikipedia (as)

PR-score:
828th place
734
-313
AR-score:
2,424th place
94
+5
F-score:
802nd place
6
0

Burmese Wikipedia (my)

PR-score:
1,321st place
670
-158
AR-score:
2,130th place
177
+1
F-score:
372nd place
13
0

Sinhalese Wikipedia (si)

PR-score:
1,109th place
603
-436
AR-score:
1,562nd place
143
0
F-score:
68th place
81
0

Sakha Wikipedia (sah)

PR-score:
420th place
600
+100
AR-score:
522nd place
300
0
F-score:
1,579th place
1
0

Luxembourgish Wikipedia (lb)

PR-score:
807th place
600
-250
AR-score:
733rd place
1,350
0
F-score:
1,223rd place
2
0

Basque Wikipedia (eu)

PR-score:
4,243rd place
593
-439
AR-score:
11,333rd place
161
0
F-score:
5,038th place
3
0

Western Punjabi Wikipedia (pnb)

PR-score:
571st place
531
+19
AR-score:
824th place
239
+1
F-score:
504th place
11
+1

Latin Wikipedia (la)

PR-score:
1,815th place
509
-63
AR-score:
2,926th place
490
0
F-score:
2,840th place
1
0

Egyptian Arabic Wikipedia (arz)

PR-score:
1,570th place
475
-125
AR-score:
2,632nd place
150
0
F-score:
4,691st place
1
0

Bhojpuri Wikipedia (bh)

PR-score:
952nd place
456
-116
AR-score:
2,122nd place
20
0
F-score:
448th place
3
0

Minangkabau Wikipedia (min)

PR-score:
860th place
385
+385
AR-score:
2,120th place
13
+13
F-score:
529th place
4
+4

Belarusian (Taraškievica) Wikipedia (be-x-old)

PR-score:
2,414th place
380
+140
AR-score:
4,257th place
320
0
F-score:
2,145th place
4
0

Gujarati Wikipedia (gu)

PR-score:
1,396th place
360
-10
AR-score:
9,312th place
10
0
F-score:
10,074th place
1
0

Breton Wikipedia (br)

PR-score:
1,022nd place
349
+126
AR-score:
2,986th place
129
0
F-score:
1,623rd place
1
0

Javanese Wikipedia (jv)

PR-score:
2,354th place
316
-34
AR-score:
6,141st place
166
0
F-score:
5,304th place
2
0

Yoruba Wikipedia (yo)

PR-score:
1,108th place
284
+185
AR-score:
2,164th place
62
+13
F-score:
209th place
8
+2

Ilokano Wikipedia (ilo)

PR-score:
1,798th place
218
-22
AR-score:
1,034th place
263
0
F-score:
1,014th place
2
0

Igbo Wikipedia (ig)

PR-score:
237th place
187
-350
AR-score:
189th place
87
0
F-score:
52nd place
7
0

Zazaki Wikipedia (diq)

PR-score:
517th place
182
+91
AR-score:
901st place
51
0
F-score:
323rd place
2
0

Occitan Wikipedia (oc)

PR-score:
1,907th place
169
+22
AR-score:
3,031st place
110
0
F-score:
881st place
4
0

Hill Mari Wikipedia (mrj)

PR-score:
48th place
166
-50
AR-score:
130th place
5
0
F-score:
170th place
1
0

Tajik Wikipedia (tg)

PR-score:
1,166th place
166
+66
AR-score:
1,879th place
33
0
F-score:
2,194th place
1
0

Guarani Wikipedia (gn)

PR-score:
655th place
150
-11
AR-score:
843rd place
11
0
F-score:
713th place
1
0

Marathi Wikipedia (mr)

PR-score:
3,018th place
140
+122
AR-score:
3,829th place
114
+3
F-score:
3,607th place
1
0

Zulu Wikipedia (zu)

PR-score:
300th place
113
-24
AR-score:
301st place
51
0
F-score:
53rd place
7
0

Xhosa Wikipedia (xh)

PR-score:
241st place
112
-87
AR-score:
227th place
49
0
F-score:
27th place
6
0

Maori Wikipedia (mi)

PR-score:
68th place
108
-56
AR-score:
100th place
12
0
F-score:
97th place
1
0

Maithili Wikipedia (mai)

PR-score:
1,359th place
107
0
AR-score:
2,510th place
21
0
F-score:
727th place
2
0

Kurdish Wikipedia (ku)

PR-score:
1,514th place
100
+73
AR-score:
2,153rd place
36
0
F-score:
1,956th place
1
0

Northern Sotho Wikipedia (nso)

PR-score:
98th place
99
0
AR-score:
124th place
24
0
F-score:
25th place
6
0

Lingala Wikipedia (ln)

PR-score:
184th place
97
-160
AR-score:
249th place
24
0
F-score:
30th place
6
0

Western Armenian Wikipedia (hyw)

PR-score:
2,286th place
94
+21
AR-score:
5,898th place
3
0
F-score:
2,184th place
2
0

Wolof Wikipedia (wo)

PR-score:
53rd place
87
-75
AR-score:
83rd place
24
0
F-score:
15th place
6
0

Tatar Wikipedia (tt)

PR-score:
3,893rd place
84
-92
AR-score:
3,820th place
106
0
F-score:
2,198th place
2
0

Central Bicolano Wikipedia (bcl)

PR-score:
1,676th place
76
+50
AR-score:
2,557th place
13
0
F-score:
1,524th place
2
0

Pashto Wikipedia (ps)

PR-score:
913th place
75
-6
AR-score:
1,561st place
2
0
F-score:
1,175th place
1
0

Erzya Wikipedia (myv)

PR-score:
749th place
75
-350
AR-score:
553rd place
75
0
F-score:
1,508th place
1
0

Oriya Wikipedia (or)

PR-score:
3,070th place
57
-99
AR-score:
4,146th place
36
0
F-score:
664th place
7
0

Mingrelian Wikipedia (xmf)

PR-score:
1,623rd place
50
-50
AR-score:
385th place
250
0
F-score:
1,082nd place
1
0

Sicilian Wikipedia (scn)

PR-score:
415th place
46
+6
AR-score:
633rd place
6
0
F-score:
681st place
1
0

Low Saxon Wikipedia (nds)

PR-score:
3,690th place
42
+14
AR-score:
3,898th place
28
0
F-score:
4,632nd place
1
0

Haitian Wikipedia (ht)

PR-score:
1,606th place
36
+12
AR-score:
2,274th place
4
0
F-score:
2,349th place
1
0

Bavarian Wikipedia (bar)

PR-score:
2,726th place
33
-33
AR-score:
2,511th place
66
0
F-score:
2,656th place
1
0

Bashkir Wikipedia (ba)

PR-score:
9,836th place
29
-16
AR-score:
6,423rd place
61
0
F-score:
2,373rd place
4
0

Interlingua Wikipedia (ia)

PR-score:
1,428th place
25
-16
AR-score:
1,190th place
41
0
F-score:
1,449th place
1
0

Aragonese Wikipedia (an)

PR-score:
3,225th place
10
-6
AR-score:
3,359th place
4
0
F-score:
3,244th place
1
0

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