How much of your library is translated?
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Following on from the other thread here, that suggested that only about 2% of books (in the UK) are translated, I just wondered what your percentage is?
Here are my stats:
Out of my entire library of 695 books, 220 are translated (according to my tags at least, I don't seem to have included any of my translated philosophy or politics in that tag). That makes:
Of my fiction (444 total, 214 translated):
According to my stats page, I have works from 25 languages (including English). If there are 6700 (according to http://www.ethnologue.com/) spoken languages, I have a measly:
0.378% of them in my library.
And just to top off this translation fest... my top 5 (again, from the stats page)
Anyone else want to share?
it looks like about 201 translated from 771 books for about 26.07%...works from a total of 23 languages (including english)...and while i'm at it i'll do everything you're doing too:)
These are interesting statistics :)
I can only rely on my stats page, but it says the following:
total number of books: 1560
Original languages (top 5)
As my native language is german, but 73 of my english books are not translated into german, I have a total of 837 books which are translations. That makes 53,65% .
I've books in (originally) 29 languages, which is 0,433% of the spoken languages.
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