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1 QGIS.org - Donations and Sponsorship Analysis 2016 QGIS.ORG received 1128 donations and 47 sponsorships. This equals to >3 donations every day and almost one new or renewed sponsorship every week. The total income of sponsorships in 2016 was EUR (73 %) vs. EUR (27 %) of donations. Note that the total doesn t equal exactly the figures in the public financial report, as in this analysis we use the gross donation/sponsoring amounts (before any PayPal fee subtractions). Also some PayPal payments made in 2016 haven t been withdrawn before January 2017 and thus will appear in the public financial report The minimum donation was 0.1, the maximum donation was The mean donation is 22.25, the median donation is 10. The minimum sponsorship was 500, the maximum sponsorship was The mean sponsorship was at 1454, the median at 500.

2 . Distribution of Donation Amounts in (total nr of donations: 1128) Distribution of Sponsoring Amounts in (total nr of sponsorships: 47)

3 Temporal distribution of sponsorships and donations 2016 Naturally, during summer break, there are fewer sponsorships, as many company employees are on summer holidays during July and August. The increase of sponsorships and donations in December may be due to call for financial support in the QGIS.ORG blog post ( ) Another likely explanation is that some already existing sponsorships were due for renewal during November and December, anyway. The hypothesis, that donations/sponsorships increase around a new QGIS release, can t be embraced, based on this data. For reference: QGIS 2.14 was released in February, 2.16 in July and 2.18 in October. Spatial distribution of contributions 2016 world wide.

4 Donations and Sponsorships where received from 65 countries from all over the world. The majority of the contributions were made from European countries though. Distribution of donations (absolute) within Europe Table: Rank of countries by absolute contribution Country Contributions total Sponsorships Donations Denmark Germany Switzerland United Kingdom United States of America Austria France Ireland Italy Iceland Spain Australia

5 Canada Netherlands Poland Portugal Sweden Belgium Costa Rica Slovak Republic India Korea, Rep Brazil Finland Japan New Zealand South Africa Israel Croatia Norway Argentina Chile Latvia Luxembourg Mexico Hungary Russian Federation Greece Czech Republic Romania Colombia New Caledonia Dominican Republic Ecuador Guyana Turkey Ukraine Honduras Philippines

6 Qatar Uruguay Bulgaria Taiwan Peru Cyprus Kuwait Lithuania Nicaragua Albania Malaysia Indonesia China Thailand Serbia If one normalizes the values by population of a country, the ranking looks a bit different: Contributions in per million population Table: Rank of countries with contributions normalized by population ( per million) Country Population Contributions absolute Contributions / 1 million people Iceland Denmark

7 Switzerland Ireland Austria New Caledonia Luxembourg Germany Costa Rica United Kingdom Slovak Republic Portugal Sweden Netherlands Australia Belgium France Spain Italy Latvia Canada Finland New Zealand Guyana Croatia Poland Norway United States of America Israel Cyprus Korea, Rep Hungary Qatar Greece Uruguay Chile Czech Republic Dominican Republic Lithuania

8 South Africa Albania Romania Argentina Kuwait Honduras Ecuador Brazil Bulgaria Nicaragua Japan Colombia Mexico Taiwan Ukraine Russian Federation India Peru Turkey Malaysia Philippines Serbia Thailand Indonesia China And finally the distribution of contributions normalized by GDP ( per billion GDP nominal):

9 Contributions in per billion GDP nominal Table: Rank of countries with contributions normalized by GDP nominal ( per billion) Country GDP nominal in billions Contributions absolute Contributions per billion GDP Iceland Denmark Guyana Costa Rica Switzerland Ireland Austria Slovak Republic New Caledonia Portugal Latvia Germany United Kingdom Croatia Poland Spain Netherlands Sweden Belgium

10 Italy Luxembourg France Nicaragua Australia Honduras New Zealand Canada Finland Dominican Republic Hungary Albania Ecuador Israel South Africa Chile Uruguay Korea, Rep Cyprus United States of America Romania Greece Bulgaria Norway Czech Republic Lithuania India Brazil Argentina Colombia Ukraine Qatar Philippines Mexico Peru Kuwait Japan

11 Turkey Russian Federation Taiwan Malaysia Serbia Thailand Indonesia China Prepared by Andreas Neumann QGIS Treasurer February 2017

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