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WordPress User Groups in Australia – Some Statistics

Below are some statistics that demonstrate how popular the WordPress user groups are in Australia:

Location Population Number of
Group Members
% of Population
in Meetup Group
Hobart 216,276 93 0.0430%
Bendigo 89,666 23 0.0257%
Brisbane 2,146,577 342 0.0159%
Sydney 4,605,992 661 0.0144%
Melbourne 4,169,103 516 0.0124%
Canberra 367,752 42 0.0114%
Adelaide 1,262,940 81 0.0064%
Perth 1,832,114 66 0.0036%
Wollongong 288,101 9 0.0031%

As you can see, Hobart has the highest percentage of their population being a member of their user group. Well done Japh!

Here in Melbourne, it looks like we have some work to do.

Population Figures are sourced from Wikipedia as of 10 October 2012.

Number of Group Members Figures were sourced from each meetup.com group page as of 10 October 2012.

The Audience

The Inaugural Amazon Web Services Melbourne Meetup

Last Wednesday was the first Amazon Web Services User Group Melbourne Meetup.

Simone Brunozzi (AWS Asia Pacific Technology Evangelist) kicked the night off with an informal presentation covering EC2 Security Groups, ElastiCache, SQS, and several other questions from the 35-person audience. Continue reading The Inaugural Amazon Web Services Melbourne Meetup

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Amazon Web Services Melbourne Meetup March 2011

Last night Simone Brunozzi, Technology Evangelist at Amazon Web Services Asia Pacific came to Melbourne for the Amazon Web Services Melbourne meetup.

Amazon Web Services LogoSimone and I organised the event – please read on for a summary. Continue reading Amazon Web Services Melbourne Meetup March 2011