Nice simple animation of OSM growth

… and some basic stats ;

“A simple way of getting an idea of the coverage expansion trends is to look at the historic data. This article aims to provide visualizations for two elements: where was the coverage expansion happening and how did it break down on a weekly basis.

Beyonav has performed a statistical analysis on over 600GB compressed (10 TB uncompressed) weekly Planet-OSM database dump files since December 30th, 2009.”