Task force/Arabic Task Force/Demand for Arabic Wikipedia

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    Question 2: Demand for Arabic Wikipedia


    What is the demand for Arabic Wikipedia?

    • What does the online landscape for reference information in Arabic look like?

    Additional questions

    • Demand for standard Arabic content versus colloquial?
    • In various countries, what is the level of literacy for written, standard Arabic?
    • How standardized (and well-written) is the material that is written on the Arabic Wikipedia?
    • What level/extent of ability is there in the English and/or French languages in various countries?
    • What demand or usage is there for English Wikipedia versus Arabic Wikipedia in Arabic-speaking countries? Why is there preference for one or the other?
    • What segments (demographics) of the population are more likely to contribute to a project like Wikipedia?