[RC5] number of dnet users

EnoJon enojon at ATTGLOBAL.NET
Sat Jun 30 23:11:46 EDT 2001


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On Saturday, June 30, 2001, at 12:32 PM, John Vender wrote:

> Dutch Power Cows have a bit to do with it I think :)
>
> Cheers...John
>
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> i just noticed on the Paricipating Countries Page of RC5-64
>> (http://stats.distributed.net/rc5-64/countries.html) that the
>> Netherlands have a remarkably high number of users for it's size.  I
>> calculated for the first 15 countries in that list how many
>> distributed.net participants their are per 1000 inhabitants of that
>> country.  (Population numbers are from 1999)
>>
>> This is what i found:
>>
>> United States: 		0.06
>> Netherlands: 		0.33
>> Japan:			0.01
>> Germany			0.06
>> Russian Federation	0.03
>> United Kingdom		0.04
>> Canada			0.08
>> Sweden			0.17
>> France			0.02
>> Australia		0.08
>> Denmark			0.20
>> Norway			0.15
>> Finland			0.18
>> Belgium			0.07
>> Ukraine			0.01
>>
>> As you can see, the Netherlands have the highest density, followed by
>> Finland.  Does anybody have any idea how it comes that the Netherlands
>> have (relatively) so much participants?  It leads with 0.15 per
>> thousend, something most countries don't even have.
>>
>> Tom R.
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