GeoSeer Stats

´╗┐This page contains statistics for the datasets, and services that are searchable via GeoSeer.
To the best of our knowledge GeoSeer has the largest index of such data, and while it is somewhat representative of the global state of OGC services, it's not a complete survey.

Caveat: The numbers below represent the number of datasets after clean-up and post-processing (i.e. duplicate removing). The actual number of public datasets GeoSeer's index represents is anything from 50-100% higher than the number given below. See this blog post for more information about counting datasets/layers.

Index


  1. General Stats
    1. Current and Historical Counts
    2. Services Statistics
    3. Number of Countries
  2. Dataset Extents
  3. Top Tens
    1. 10 Top Level Domains with most Datasets
    2. 10 Hosts with the most Datasets
    3. 10 WMSes with the most Datasets
    4. 10 WFSes with the most Datasets
    5. 10 WCSes with the most Datasets
    6. 10 WMTSes with the most Datasets
  4. Glossary


General Stats


Current and Historical Counts
See the glossary at the bottom of this page for information on meanings.
Now = Number in the current index; online and working during the last crawl.
Ever = Number ever found (since early 2018), including ones that are now offline.
Percentage Online = The percentage of discovered things that are currently online and in the index.

NowEverPercentage Online
Hosts5,0247,99262.86%
Endpoints352,637511,76368.91%
Services411,162609,34467.48%
Datasets3,848,0359,128,11042.16%
Distinct Datasets3,467,409--

Services Statistics
The different types of services, how many of each are out there, and the number of datasets there are for each type.

Service TypeNumber of this Service typeNumber of Datasets available via this Service Type
WMS239,7052,584,389
WFS128,628948,082
WMTS25,235174,368
WCS17,594141,196

Number of Countries
Total number of different countries hosting data.
  • Countries: 103
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Dataset Extents

This plot shows what extents the datasets in the GeoSeer index covers. It excludes the ~100,000 global coverage datasets.
There is a complete set of extent plots here, along with more information about them.Global Map showing extents of datasets
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Top Tens


10 Top Level Domains with most Datasets
The ten Top Level Domains (TLDs) with the most datasets. Basically, 'Which country has the most datasets?'

TLDNumber of Datasets
.one725,939
.org512,929
.de337,461
.fr232,944
.gov171,224
.com149,787
.no149,221
.br123,441
.edu122,878
.eu105,733

10 Hosts with the most Datasets
The 10 hosts that have the most data. Or 'Who has the most data?'

Host DomainNumber of Datasets
geodienste.komm.one725,939
wmsserver.snap4city.org365,821
ogc.geo-ide.developpement-durable.gouv.fr96,048
xplanung.freiburg.de93,860
haleconnect.com85,812
hoydedata.no85,264
espacialg.geoperu.gob.pe70,897
geoservicos.inde.gov.br33,172
geoservicos.ibge.gov.br32,354
mpzp.igeomap.pl30,507

10 WMSes with the most Datasets
The 10 Web Map Services that have the most datasets. You should be able to copy/paste the URL's below into your WMS client of choice.

WMS Service GetCapabilitiesNumber of Datasets
http://wmsserver.snap4city.org/geoserver/gwc/service/wms?SERVICE=WMS&179,437
https://espacialg.geoperu.gob.pe/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&21,194
http://geoserver.d4science.org:80/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&15,011
http://geoserver.d4science-ii.research-infrastructures.eu:80/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&15,011
http://geoserver2.d4science.research-infrastructures.eu:80/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&14,506
https://espacialg.geoperu.gob.pe/geoserver/geoperu/ows?SERVICE=WMS&14,155
http://ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar:80/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&14,142
https://geowebservices.stanford.edu/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&13,300
https://uslugi.wrotamazowsza.pl:443/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&8,400
http://hoydedata.no/arcgis/services/Prosjekt_DTM/ImageServer/WMSServer7,884

10 WFSes with the most Datasets
The 10 Web Feature Services that have the most datasets. You should be able to copy/paste the URL's below into your WFS client of choice.

WFS Service GetCapabilitiesNumber of Datasets
http://wmsserver.snap4city.org:80/geoserver/wfs180,273
https://espacialg.geoperu.gob.pe/geoserver/wfs21,302
http://geoserver.d4science-ii.research-infrastructures.eu:80/geoserver/wfs15,002
http://geoserver.d4science.org:80/geoserver/wfs15,002
http://geoserver2.d4science.research-infrastructures.eu:80/geoserver/wfs14,495
https://espacialg.geoperu.gob.pe/geoserver/geoperu/wfs14,173
https://geowebservices.stanford.edu/geoserver/wfs9,093
https://geoservicos.ibge.gov.br/geoserver/wfs7,061
http://ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar:80/geoserver/wfs7,006
https://wfs-ext.gmpark.dk:443/geoserver/wfs5,964

10 WCSes with the most Datasets
The 10 Web Coverage Services that have the most datasets. You should be able to copy/paste the URL's below into your WCS client of choice.

WCS Service GetCapabilitiesNumber of Datasets
https://webmap.ornl.gov/ogcbroker/wcs?19,453
http://ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar:80/geoserver/wcs?7,136
https://geodata.basisinformatie-overstromingen.nl/geoserver/wcs?4,911
https://geowebservices.stanford.edu/geoserver/wcs?4,207
http://solo.axiomalaska.com/gs/wcs?2,572
https://smartmap.ccom.unh.edu/geoserver/wcs?2,312
http://mdi-dienste.baw.de/geoserver/wcs?1,980
https://dmsdata.cr.usgs.gov:443/geoserver/wcs?1,975
https://gis4.mgipu.hr/srv1/PPRasterZ17_Public/wcs?1,967
https://www.sciencebase.gov:443/geoserver/wcs?1,927

10 WMTSes with the most Datasets
The 10 Web Map Tile Services that have the most datasets. You should be able to copy/paste the URL's below into your WMTS client of choice.

WMTS Service GetCapabilitiesNumber of Datasets
https://geoservicos.inde.gov.br/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?4,180
https://geoservicos.inde.gov.br/geoserver/INEA/gwc/service/wmts?3,941
http://ballerup.mapcentia.com/mapcache/ballerup/wmts?3,357
http://geo.cerdi.com.au/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?3,098
https://images.maps.vic.gov.au:443/erdas-iws/ogc/wmts/?2,755
http://odder.mapcentia.com/mapcache/odder/wmts?2,653
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg4326/all/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg4326/all/wmts.cgi?
2,447
https://ide.caceres.es/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?2,402
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg3857/all/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg3857/all/wmts.cgi?
2,330
https://smartmap.ccom.unh.edu/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?2,313
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Glossary

Hosts
- These are unique domains and sub-domains. For example, all of these count as one Host (www.example.com):
  • www.example.com/orange_county/wms
  • www.example.com/roads/wfs
  • www.example.com:8090/grids/ogc
But ogc.example.com would be considered a different host.
Endpoints
- These are the public URLs that Services are available via.
All of these are different Endpoints:
  • example.com/orange_county/
  • example.com/roads/
  • example.com/geoserver/roads/
It is important to note that we remove any Service specific (i.e. WMS/WFS/etc) components for Endpoints.
All of the following only count as one Endpoint (example.com/orange_county/):
  • example.com/orange_county/wms/
  • example.com/orange_county/wfs/
  • example.com/orange_county/ogc/
Services
- A Service is a URL that is serving one of: WMS, WFS, WCS or WMTS. Services are basically Endpoints with the service-specific parts left in.
These are all different Services:
  • example.com/orange_county/wms
  • example.com/orange_county/wfs
  • example.com/roads/wms
Datasets
- An individual dataset within a Service. This is a "layer" in a WMS and WMS, a "FeatureType" in WFS, and a "Coverage" in WCS. Meaningless datasets are not counted, nor are duplicate datasets that are the same across an Endpoint.
See this blog post for more information about counting layers (datasets).
These are all different Datasets:
  • example.com/datasets/wms - Roads
  • example.com/datasets/wms - Cabbage farms
  • example.com/datasets/wfs - Roads
  • example.com/services/ogc - Roads
Distinct Datasets
- If a dataset is accessible from the same endpoint but via different services, we count that as a single distinct dataset.
See this blog post for more information about counting layers (datasets).
These are all one Distinct Dataset (Roads):
  • example.com/datasets/wms - Roads (via WMS)
  • example.com/datasets/wfs - Roads (via WFS)
  • example.com/datasets/wmts - Roads (via WMTS)
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This page created on: 2022-03-20