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I am not interested in their reputation points, but rather in the number of active users. (...) The numbers seem to be surprisingly low I can't quantify it but among my colleagues many have SO accounts and many others don't. Most decide not to actively participate but certainly all end up on SO if they're googling something. Traffic is probably the better ...


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Wrong base assumption. Stack Overflow (and Super User) users are not sustaining the whole world-wide-web. Programmers can solve bugs and problems all on their own without asking on Stack Overflow. Programmers can ask their co-workers and friends for help, instead of asking on Stack Overflow. There are other sites besides Stack Overflow with possible ...


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The other answer states that "No-one really knows". But that doesn't mean no basis exists for an estimate that's worth communicating. It does not seem equally likely that 90% of contributors here are female as that 50% are, or 10%. Going by the behaviour here, and also by the data that indicates that more than 90% of software developers are male, I'...


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