2010 – review of Whitehall Watch

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

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The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 35,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see it.


In 2010, there were 113 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 225 posts. There were 21 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 4mb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was July 7th with 875 views. The most popular post that day was What do 25% cuts look like? Like this…...

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were mail.yahoo.com, stumblingandmumbling.typepad.com, google.co.uk, opinion.publicfinance.co.uk, and mbs.ac.uk.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for whitehall watch, colin talbot, colin talbot blog, office for budget responsibility, and localisation bill.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


What do 25% cuts look like? Like this….. June 2010
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Office for Budget Responsibility – major reform or gimmick? May 2010


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Whitehall Plays ‘Pass the Parcel’ with 1st Round of Cuts and Job Losses May 2010

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