Depends on your definition of "real". Wikidata Special Page stats count all non-empty (as in "have statements", AFAIK) items, my stats (wikidata-todo) count all items. Pick your truth.

On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 5:16 PM Tom Morris <> wrote:
What is the canonical, authoritative source to find statistics about Wikidata?

On Sun, Feb 21, 2016 at 11:41 AM, Markus Krötzsch <> wrote:

Is it possible that you have actually used the flawed statistics from the Wikidata main page regarding the size of the project? 14.5M items in Aug 2015 seems far too low a number. Our RDF exports from mid August already contained more than 18.4M items. It would be nice to get this fixed at some point. There are currently almost 20M items, and the main page still shows only 16.5M.

I see the following counts:

Where do I look for the real number?

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