They released a graph a while ago - from memory, it was basically an exponential decay curve, but with a big spike at level 60 where everyone piles up against the wall. Wonder if anything’s changed since then.
Wonder if @Kumirei is making a new graph, or just digging up the old one.
That is a really weird pattern though.
How so? Isn’t that like a perfectly normal and expected pattern…?
In case you’re imagining it wrong, here’s the old ones
Making a new one since WK data is opaque and rfindley’s data was based on roughly 20k users whereas there are 67k now.
Ohhhh. Yes, I was imagining like a TON of people at 60, which is why I was confused. Thank you.
I’m not the best at presenting data, so here is a link to the spreadsheet. Anyone can edit, so if you want to create a new graph or whatever, feel free.
Breakdown of levels 1-60, including the subscription frequency.
Same as above, excluding levels 1-4.
Simple line plot of the totals on each level.
That is AWESOME, thank you so much! How did you get the data?
Anyone who has visited the forums has the “Basic” badge, and everyone on the forum has their level and subscription stored as a Discourse group membership, so I went to this page and fetched all the 66,628 users and their groups.
Not many at my level it seems that makes sense though haha
There are 58 users on level 58, lol
That was clever… I feel better about my level seeing how few people have made it this far.
There are 8,391 users who got past the free levels and gave up along the way (and didn’t have lifetime)
It’ll be 59 tomorrow if all goes according to plan
AMAZING that makes me happy. Anyway I have been 58 for more than a month but soon…
@jacobalbano I guess you will join, make it 59, and then I will leave and it will be 58 again lol
I reset a few levels back thinking it’d take off some of the reviews that had piled up (I had a few thousand), and none of them came off, lmao. I reset for nothing. Made it back on track though.
A month is nothing. My longest level up is like a year, because I was in Japan and had no way of paying for the subscription from overseas. (; u;) (This is why you should just get lifetime I guess…)
Relative change in number of users per level. Might be interesting for seeing which levels are “harder”. Level 60 is excluded because it is +1210%
I went to school in Japan, and a few of my other foreign friends there were also using WaniKani, but the highest any of them went before giving up was around levels 23-26. That’s when they all just got sick of it. Looking back at 23 in particular, I see a few items that still come back to haunt me to this day. I understand now.
My longest is also a year I was also in Japan haha! I could still pay but the issue was that I was taking some kanji classes and I couldn’t balance wanikani and regular kanji classes (and more classes of course). So I took a ‘break’ (very long break) but I don’t regret it at all. I got back into wanikani pretty easily once I recovered from my 2000 review backlog and now I got used to taking regular breaks, usually every 10 levels, to solidify kanji and vocab I learned
That’s awesome! My kanji classes started at N2 level, even though I was probably N4 in kanji at that point, so I needed WaniKani to survive. ;__; It’s not too bad to take a break from it when you’re actually in Japan surrounded by kanji though. I bet you run into stuff on WaniKani you learned in Japan anyway.