(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.4357) How many Fortran programmers are there?

Toon Moene toon
Thu Nov 18 14:57:16 EST 2010

John Reid wrote:

> I have been asked if I can estimate how many Fortran programmers there 
> are. Does anyone have any thoughts?

Another statistic as a proxy:

Google for:

Fortran: About 8,500,000 results
C++:     About 44,800,000 results
Java:    About 197,000,000 results (probably corrupted with non-relevant
Python:  About 35,300,000 results (might have the same problem)

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