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Community survey 2015

  • March 20th - 29th, 2015

Results

  • Number of participants who completed the survey: 42.

Note: In order not to reveal the identity of the participants, we are refraining from publishing some of the additional comments made in the survey.

What statement is true for you?

Response Number Percent
I am a member of Wikimedia Österreich. 9 21.43%
I contribute content to Wikipedia and/or another Wikimedia project. 12 28.57%
Both apply. 21 50%
No response. 0 0%

For how many years have you been a member of Wikimedia Österreich?

Response Number Percent
For less than 1 year. 3 10%
1 to 5 years. 22 73.33%
For more than 5 years. 5 16.67%
No response. 0 0%

For how many years have you been contributing to Wikipedia and/or to another Wikimedia project?

Response Number Percent
For less than 1 year. 0 0%
1 to 5 years. 4 12.12%
5 to 10 years. 15 45.45%
For more than 10 years. 14 42.42%
No response. 0 0%

Does this statement apply to you: I participate in activities of Wikimedia Österreich

62% of the respondents completely agree or are rather inclined to agree with the statement that they participate in Wikimedia Österreich activities. This is generally relatively independent of whether someone is an association member or not. However, agreement is particularly high among those who have been members of the association for more than five years.

Response Number Percent Association member < 1 year 1-5 years > 5 years Active Wikimedia project participant < 1 year 1-5 years 5-10 years > 10 years
I completely agree. 9 21.43% 8 0 4 4 6 0 0 2 4
I am rather inclined to agree. 14 33.33% 11 1 9 1 13 0 2 6 5
I am rather inclined to disagree. 12 28.57% 9 1 7 1 10 0 2 4 4
I do not agree at all. 6 14.29% 3 1 2 0 4 0 0 3 1
No response. 1 2.38% 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

What were the most important reasons for you to become a member of Wikimedia Österreich? Multiple responses are possible.

The three most important reasons to become an association member of Wikimedia Österreich were supporting Wikipedia and/or other Wikimedia projects (80%), because they believe free access to knowledge is important (70%) and contributing to the association (57%). This ranking is independent of how long someone has been a member of the association and of whether he or she contributes contents to Wikipedia and/or another Wikimedia project.

Response Number Percent Association member < 1 year 1-5 years > 5 years Active Wikimedia project participant < 1 year 1-5 years 5-10 years > 10 years
To support Wikipedia and/or other Wikimedia projects. 24 80% 24 1 17 5 18 0 3 6 9
To contribute to the association. 17 56.67% 17 2 12 3 15 0 1 5 9
Because I believe free access to knowledge is important. 21 70% 21 1 17 3 14 0 3 4 7
To participate in activities. 11 36.67% 11 2 7 2 11 0 1 4 6
To meet like-minded people. 12 40% 12 1 8 3 11 0 2 3 5
Other 1 3.33% 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
  • Other: "Competition to WMDE / CH; to have a voice, even if, for the time being, only at the annual conference"

To what extent were your expectations of the membership met? Please select a number on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 = not at all, 5 = fully).

On a scale of 1 (= not at all) to 5 (= fully), to what extent expectations of the membership were met, the arithmetic mean is 3.85. Expectations of association members who do not contribute contents to Wikipedia and/or another Wikimedia project were met more often.

Response Number Percent Also active Wikimedia project participant Percent Not active Wikimedia project participant Percent
1 0 0% 0 0 % 0 0 %
2 2 5.13% 2 10 % 0 0 %
3 7 17.95% 5 24 % 2 33 %
4 11 28.21% 9 43 % 2 33 %
5 7 17.95% 5 24 % 2 33 %

Does this statement apply to you: I would recommend Wikimedia Österreich membership to others.

43% of the respondents completely agree with the statement that they would recommend Wikimedia Österreich membership to others and 33% are rather inclined to agree to this. The highest agreement was seen among respondents who had been association members for less than one year or for more than five years. Whether the respondents contribute contents to Wikipedia and/other another Wikimedia project makes no appreciable difference.

Response Number Percent Association member < 1 year Association member 1-5 years Association member > 5 years Also active Wikimedia project participant
I completely agree. 13 43.33% 2 7 4 10
I am rather inclined to agree. 10 33.33% 1 8 1 6
I am rather inclined to disagree. 3 10% 0 3 0 2
I do not agree at all. 0 0% 0 0 0 0
No response. 4 13.33% 0 4 0 3

Does this statement apply to you: I feel affiliated to Wikimedia Österreich.

76% of the association members fully agree or are inclined to agree that they feel affiliated to Wikimedia Österreich. Among community members who are not association members the share is 25%. The sooner someone participates in association activities, the greater grows the sense of allegiance.

Response Number Percent Association member Percent No association member Percent Agrees completely or is rather inclined to agree to participate in WMAT activities Percent Rather inclined not to agree or does not at all agree to participate in WMAT activities Percent
I completely agree. 14 33.33% 13 43% 1 8% 12 52% 1 6%
I am rather inclined to agree. 12 28.57% 10 33% 2 17% 7 30% 5 28%
I am rather inclined to disagree. 9 21.43% 4 13% 5 42% 2 9% 7 39%
I do not agree at all. 4 9.52% 1 3% 3 25% 0 0% 4 22%
No response. 3 7.14% 2 7% 1 8% 2 9% 1 6%

Does this statement apply to you: I feel appreciated by Wikimedia Österreich.

74% of the respondents completely agree or are rather inclined to agree that they feel appreciated by Wikimedia Österreich. 80% of the association members completely agree or are rather inclined to agree to this statement. The sooner someone participates in association activities, the greater grows the sense of feeling appreciated.

Response Number Percent Association member Percent No association member Percent Agrees completely or is rather inclined to agree to participate in WMAT activities Percent Rather inclined not to agree or does not at all agree to participate in WMAT activities Percent
I completely agree. 19 45.24% 15 50% 4 33% 17 74% 1 6%
I am rather inclined to agree. 12 28.57% 9 30% 3 25% 3 13% 9 50%
I am rather inclined to disagree. 3 7.14% 0 0% 3 25% 1 4% 2 11%
I do not agree at all. 3 7.14% 2 7% 1 8% 0 0% 3 17%
No response. 5 11.9% 4 13% 1 8% 1 4% 3 17%

Does this statement apply to you: I am satisfied with the general direction of Wikimedia Österreich.

79% of the respondents completely agree or are rather inclined to agree that they are satisfied with the general direction of Wikimedia Österreich. Among association members, 86% completely agree or are rather inclined to agree with this statement. The sooner someone participates in association activities, the greater is the satisfaction with the general direction of the association.

Response Number Percent Association member Percent No association member Percent Agrees completely or is rather inclined to agree to participate in WMAT activities Percent Rather inclined not to agree or does not at all agree to participate in WMAT activities Percent
I completely agree. 16 38.1% 13 43% 3 25% 13 57% 2 11%
I am rather inclined to agree. 17 40.48% 13 43% 4 33% 7 30% 10 56%
I am rather inclined to disagree. 6 14.29% 1 3% 5 42% 1 4% 5 28%
I do not agree at all. 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
No response. 3 14% 3 10% 0 0% 2 9% 1 6%

Which of the following groups support you in your work in Wikipedia and/or other Wikimedia projects? Multiple responses are possible.

The three most important groups that support respondents in their work in Wikipedia and/or other Wikimedia projects are other users whom they also know in "real life", (e.g. from regular meetings, 67%), other users whom they do not know in "real life" (64%) and Wikimedia Österreich (58%). At the lower end is Wikimedia Foundation with 9%. The scores are relatively independent of whether someone is an association member and of how long he or she has already been contributing to Wikipedia and/or another Wikimedia project.

Response Number Percent Also association member Active Wikimedia project participant < 1 year Active Wikimedia project participant 1-5 years Active Wikimedia project participant 5-10 years Active Wikimedia project participant > 10 years
from other users whom I do not know in "real life" 21 63.64% 14 0 2 9 10
from other users whom I also know in "real life" (e.g. from regular Wikipedia meetings) 22 66.67% 16 0 2 10 10
from educational institutes (e.g. schools, universities) 3 9.09% 3 0 0 1 2
from my employer 4 12.12% 3 0 0 2 2
from my family circle 12 36.36% 11 0 2 4 6
from Wikimedia Österreich 19 57.58% 14 0 2 7 10
from Wikimedia Deutschland 11 33.33% 8 0 2 6 3
from Wikimedia CH 3 9.09% 3 0 0 1 2
from the Wikimedia Foundation 3 9.09% 2 0 1 0 2
from none of the above 4 12.12% 1 0 0 3 1

Which of the following services provided by Wikimedia Österreich are the most important for you? Multiple responses are possible.

The most important services provided by Wikimedia Österreich are travel grants (for 52%) and organisational support (for 40%). These rates for these two services are higher among association members.

Response Number Percent Also association member Percent
Travel grants 17 51.52% 12 57%
Equipment rental and/or accreditations 11 33.33% 8 38%
Book grants 7 21.21% 6 29%
Organisational support 13 39.39% 11 52%
Other 5 15.15% 3 14%
  • Other: "everything that helps authors and contributors do their work" / "that you are there ;)" / "To be open for questions, regardless of what, when, how, why" / "appreciation" / "none"

Do you keep informed on the activities of Wikimedia Österreich? Multiple responses are possible.

81% of the respondents keep up-to-date on Wikimedia Österreich activities via the VereinAT-I mailing list, among non-members this figure is even as high as 91%. All other communication channels generally score less than 50% use for information purposes. Only among association members who do not contribute contents to Wikipedia and/or another Wikimedia project, do the member wiki and events also score 57% respectively.

Response Number Percent Only association member Percent Only Wikimedia project participant Percent Both Percent
No. 4 9.52% 2 29% 1 9% 1 5%
Yes, via the website www.wikimedia.at. 5 11.9% 2 29% 1 9% 1 5%
Yes, via the members wiki. 11 26.19% 4 57% 2 18% 5 25%
Yes, via the VereinAT-l mailing list. 34 80.95% 6 86% 10 91% 18 90%
Yes, via Facebook. 11 26.19% 1 14% 2 18% 8 40%
Yes, via Google+. 1 2.38% 1 14% 0 0% 0 0%
Yes, via Twitter. 4 9.52% 1 14% 0 0% 3 15%
Yes, at events. 10 23.81% 4 57% 3 27% 3 15%
Yes, through personal contacts to board members and/or employees. 15 35.71% 3 43% 4 36% 8 40%
Other. 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%

Would you like to receive more information on the activities of Wikimedia Österreich?

81 % of the respondents feel sufficiently informed of the activities of Wikimedia Österreich, the others wish to be better informed. Among association members, satisfaction with the status quo is particularly high; it amounts to 88%.

Response Number Percent Only association member Percent Only Wikimedia project participant/small> Percent Both Percent
No, I want to be informed less often. 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
I feel sufficiently informed. 34 80.95% 7 88% 10 83% 16 76%
Yes! 8 19.05% 1 13% 2 17% 5 24%
No response. 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%

How would you like to be informed of Wikimedia Österreich activities in the future? Multiple responses are possible.

With 75% agreement, the VereinAT-I mailing list is by far the most preferred medium via which the respondents would like to be informed in the future. At 40%, the website www.wikimedia.at should also play a relatively large role in terms of information according to those who are both association members and who contribute contents to Wikipedia and/or to another Wikimedia project.

Response Number Percent Only association member Percent Only Wikimedia project participant/small> Percent Both Percent
Via the website wikimedia.at 3 37.5% 0 0% 1 50% 2 40%
Via the members wiki 1 12.5% 0 0% 0 0% 1 20%
Via the VereinAT-l mailing list 6 75% 1 100% 2 100% 3 60%
Via social media (Facebook, Google+ and/or Twitter) 1 12.5% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Other 1 12.5% 0 0% 0 0% 1 20%
  • Other: "Wikipedia"