Thank you to all who took part in the survey and also all who have helped out along the way. This has been some incredible journey!
Here are a few numbers to summarize how well the survey went.
About 1000 people took part in the survey among which 354 individuals provided full survey answers. A 35% completion rate is rather high as online surveys are overall known for suffering from low completion rate issues.
Here is the distribution of the survey responses per project (The number on the left is the number of full responses per project and the one on the right, the total number of responses including incomplete ones):
- Debian: 70 /164
- Fedora : 39 / 75
- FreeBSD: 20 / 55
- Gentoo: 14 / 33
- GNOME: 44 / 94
- KDE: 40 / 106
- Mozilla: 22 / 50
- NetBSD: 14 / 26
- openSUSE: 17 / 89
- Python: 16 / 34
- Ubuntu: 46 / 245
- Wikimedia: 12 / 27
59 countries are represented, the top 3 countries being the US (60 responses), Germany (37), and India (29). 342 people reported their gender among which 39 are women. The age distribution is as follows:
I have just shifted from New Zealand to France where I am about to start an academic position at Toulouse Business School. I will be starting the analysis of the data by the beginning of January and will be keeping people posted.