Since Wikipedia has long been one of the main sources of information on the Internet, it is quite interesting to keep track of its statistics. Every year the administration of the project sums up the results and compiles a rating of the pages that they visited most often. This allows you to clearly see what really interested people in the past year.
The leading topics for the English-speaking segment of the network were the COVID-19 pandemic and the US presidential election. Of the 10 most read pages, they account for seven, the number of views exceeds 392 million. As of December 15, 2020, the leader was the page "Covid-19", which was viewed 83 million times.
In addition to politics, users were interested in the personalities of celebrities who died this year, such as basketball player Kobe Bryant, actors Chadwick Boseman and Sushant Singh Rajput. The page about Elon Musk with 21 million views is in 12th place, and YouTube is in 23rd place with 15 million views.
Only the film "Parasites" by a Korean director stands out from the crowd.
Bong Joon-ho, who made the list at # 20.