I don't agree with all of your conclusions here....
What this says to me is that these Wikipedias are not
pages proportional to views when compared with other Wikipedias. This
may be because people don't want to write new pages, but it seems to
me more likely that people simply don't know they can.
There are all kinds of possible reasons for this. It isn't necessarily because
non-Europeans (and the wikipedias you seem to be referring to are mostly non-European
wikipedias) are less likely to know that they can write new articles. Perhaps people are
less interested in writing new articles, perhaps they're content with the articles
that are there, or perhaps they have other ways to spend their time. Perhaps they _are_
increasingly writing new articles - some of the wikipedias you listed might still be
small, but they are growing rapidly.
How can this be fixed? Perhaps a site notice inviting
people to write
quality pages or register, or a drive to recruit new Wikipedians from
the academic community.
I think here you're confusing the issues of quantity and quality. Writing 'quality
pages', or inviting academics to do so, isn't the way to boost page count quickly.
And I'm sure many academics would be less interested in the number of articles a
wikipedia has than the quality of those articles anyway. Perhaps it would be better to
forget about page count and focus on improving the overall quality of wikipedia.
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