GitHub annual report: China became the second-largest revenue contributor
GitHub released its annual developer report. The report shows that there are currently 56 million developers on the GitHub platform, and the number of people added this year is about 10 million. It is expected that this number will double in the next 5 years, reaching more than 100 million in 2025.
In terms of geographic distribution, North America is still the largest source of the contribution, accounting for 34%, followed by Asia, accounting for 30.7%, and also the region with the largest growth rate, reaching 1.1%.
The United States accounts for 22.7% of the world’s largest developer source, but this is down from 30.4% in 2015. China, which accounts for 9.76%, and India, which accounts for 5.2%, are catching up quickly.
The regions with the highest increase in the number of GitHub contributors in the past year were Nigeria, Hong Kong, and Saudi Arabia, accounting for 65.8%, 64.5%, and 60.1% respectively.