126 473 …

… this is the amount of English wikipedia contributors allowed to participate to the 2013 2013 Arbitration Committee Elections.

The eligibility condition checked by this number is the amount of accounts having made at least 150 mainspace edits by 1 November 2013.

The English Wikipedia has now 12 years. This figure so means there is something like ten thousands contributors having made a significant contribution to the main namespace each year, a little less than 1 000 per month,  at least one per hour.

If the English Wikipedia would be a country, and those people its population,  it would the 192th according this list of countries by population. This is something between Jersey or the United States Virgin Islands, and Guam.

Thank you to Ælfgar for this country comparison idea.

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