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  Domain No. of words % of words No. of documents % of documents
1 Imaginative prose 9,365,775 18.74 % 674 13.54 %
2 Informative: Natural and pure sciences 1,367,213 2.74 % 253 5.08 %
3 Informative: Applied science 3,464,557 6.93 % 461 9.26 %
4 Informative: Social science 7,151,622 14.31 % 671 13.48 %
5 Informative: World affairs 9,840,241 19.69 % 757 15.21 %
6 Informative: Commerce and finance 4,513,233 9.03 % 429 8.62 %
7 Informative: Arts 3,659,025 7.32 % 347 6.97 %
8 Informative: Belief and thought 2,200,019 4.4 % 297 5.97 %
9 Informative: Leisure 8,421,603 16.85 % 1089 21.88 %
  TOTAL 49,983,288 100% 4978 100%
           
           
  Sex of Author No. of words % of words No. of documents % of documents
1 Unspecified 684,393 1.37 % 85 1.71 %
2 Female 7,423,308 14.85 % 878 17.64 %
3 Male 25,831,687 51.68 % 2500 50.22 %
4 Other 16,043,900 32.1 % 1515 30.43 %
  TOTAL 49,983,288 100% 4978 100%
           
           
  Audience No. of words % of words No. of documents % of documents
1 Unspecified 4,504 0.01 % 1 0.02 %
2 Child 1,360,046 2.72 % 128 2.57 %
3 Teenager 989,825 1.98 % 64 1.29 %
4 Adult 44,049,038 88.13 % 4382 88.03 %
5 Any 3,579,875 7.16 % 403 8.1 %
  TOTAL 49,983,288 100% 4978 100%
           
           
  Media No. of words % of words No. of documents % of documents
1 Unspecified 10,541 0.02 % 1 0.02 %
2 Book 31,456,426 62.93 % 2141 43.01 %
3 Periodical 15,968,240 31.95 % 2092 42.02 %
4 Miscellaneous: published 958,999 1.92 % 294 5.91 %
5 Miscellaneous: unpublished 1,589,082 3.18 % 450 9.04 %
  TOTAL 49,983,288 100% 4978 100%
           
           
           
  Sample No. of words % of words No. of documents % of documents
1 Unspecified 2,179,195 4.36 % 108 2.17 %
2 Whole text 23,207,115 46.43 % 3226 64.81 %
3 Beginning sample 9,884,243 19.78 % 669 13.44 %
4 Middle sample 8,338,261 16.68 % 576 11.57 %
5 End sample 6,293,997 12.59 % 394 7.91 %
6 Composite 80,477 0.16 % 5 0.1 %
  TOTAL 49,983,288 100% 4978 100%
           
           
           
  Genre No. of words % of words No. of documents % of documents
1 Academic prose: medicine 717,795 1.44 % 145 2.91 %
2 Academic prose: social & behavioural sciences 2,900,311 5.8 % 431 8.66 %
3 Academic prose: humanities & arts 2,625,351 5.25 % 354 7.11 %
4 Academic prose: natural sciences 1,223,315 2.45 % 249 5%
5 Academic prose: politics law education 3,878,806 7.76 % 587 11.79 %
6 Academic prose: technology computing engineering 1,667,781 3.34 % 251 5.04 %
7 Adminstrative and regulatory texts, in-house use 156,569 0.31 % 11 0.22 %
8 Advertisements 22,56 0.05 % 164 3.29 %
9 Biographies/autobiographies 2,388,999 4.78 % 158 3.17 %
10 Commerce & finance, economics 2,302,246 4.61 % 120 2.41 %
11 E-mail 32,154 0.06 % 261 5.24 %
12 Essays:  35,744 0.07 % 4 0.08 %
13 Essays:  497,26 0.99 % 99 1.99 %
14 Excerpts from  modern drama scripts 660,199 1.32 % 63 1.27 %
15 Single and multiple author collections of poems 282,342 0.56 % 35 0.7 %
16 Novels & short stories 8,338,865 16.68 % 566 11.37 %
17 Official/govermental documents/leaflets company annual reports etc.; excludes Hansard 604,306 1.21 % 56 1.12 %
18 Instructional texts 286,817 0.57 % 28 0.56 %
19 Personal letters 105,002 0.21 % 4 0.08 %
20 Professional/business letters 21,747 0.04 % 1 0.02 %
21 Miscellaneous texts 1,933,343 3.87 % 107 2.15 %
22 Broadsheet national newspapers: arts/cultural material 577,847 1.16 % 43 0.86 %
23 Broadsheet national newspapers: commerce & finance 769,257 1.54 % 67 1.35 %
24 Broadsheet national newspapers: miscellaneous material 548,555 1.1 % 56 1.12 %
25 Broadsheet national newspapers: science material 380,327 0.76 % 23 0.46 %
26 Broadsheet national newspapers: material on lifestyle leisure belief & thought 1,607,919 3.22 % 114 2.29 %
27 Broadsheet national newspapers: sports material 667,515 1.34 % 57 1.15 %
28 Broadsheet national newspapers: column 421,142 0.84 % 109 2.19 %
29 Non-academic: medical/health matters 100,744 0.2 % 5 0.1 %
30 Non-academic: social & behavioural sciences 2,431,023 4.86 % 87 1.75 %
31 Non-academic/non-fiction: humanities 2,665,803 5.33 % 156 3.13 %
32 Non-academic: natural sciences 93,434 0.19 % 7 0.14 %
33 Non-academic: politics law education 4,985,408 9.97 % 247 4.96 %
34 Non-academic: technology, computing, engineering 237,029 0.47 % 9 0.18 %
35 Popular_magazines 653,035 1.31 % 47 0.94 %
36 Religious texts 1,027,795 2.06 % 46 0.92 %
37 Planned speech, whether dialogue or monologue 458,08 0.92 % 24 0.48 %
38 Forum 469,824 0.94 % 68 1.37 %
39 Blog 1,207,039 2.41 % 119 2.39 %
  TOTAL 49,983,288 100% 4978 100%
           
           
  Derived text type No. of words % of words No. of documents % of documents
1 Unspecified 52,942 0.11 % 4 0.08 %
2 Academic prose 14,496,320 29% 2119 42.57 %
3 Fiction and verse 9,335,801 18.68 % 672 13.5 %
4 Non-academic prose and biography 12,291,118 24.59 % 761 15.29 %
5 Newspaper 4,940,446 9.88 % 465 9.34 %
6 Other published written material 7,139,341 14.28 % 507 10.18 %
7 Unpublished written material 1,727,320 3.46 % 450 9.04 %
  TOTAL 49,983,288 100% 4978 100%
           
           
  Type(s) of Author No. of words % of words No. of documents % of documents
1 Corporate 6,757,589 13.52 % 495 9.94 %
2 Multiple 9,378,235 18.76 % 1021 20.51 %
3 Sole 33,847,464 67.72 % 3462 69.55 %
  TOTAL 49,983,288 100% 4978 100%
           
           
  Publication Date No. of words % of words No. of documents % of documents
1 1989 105,009 0.21 % 11 0.22 %
2 1990 1,380,770 2.76 % 170 3.42 %
3 1991 1,462,797 2.93 % 178 3.58 %
4 1992 1,629,005 3.26 % 177 3.56 %
5 1993 1,714,782 3.43 % 204 4.1 %
6 1994 1,726,784 3.45 % 187 3.76 %
7 1995 1,763,867 3.53 % 188 3.78 %
8 1996 2,129,940 4.26 % 195 3.92 %
9 1997 2,176,487 4.35 % 208 4.18 %
10 1998 2,530,649 5.06 % 225 4.52 %
11 1999 2,379,046 4.76 % 208 4.18 %
12 2000 2,469,702 4.94 % 228 4.58 %
13 2001 2,683,467 5.37 % 244 4.9 %
14 2002 2,854,756 5.71 % 247 4.96 %
15 2003 2,970,983 5.94 % 261 5.24 %
16 2004 2,925,763 5.85 % 240 4.82 %
17 2005 3,416,006 6.83 % 326 6.55 %
18 2006 3,739,969 7.48 % 350 7.03 %
19 2007 3,516,132 7.03 % 297 5.97 %
20 2008 3,209,645 6.42 % 311 6.25 %
21 2009 2,486,678 4.98 % 331 6.65 %
22 2010 300,189 0.6 % 101 2.03 %
23 2011 159,018 0.32 % 72 1.45 %
24 2012 145,318 0.29 % 11 0.22 %
25 2013 106,526 0.21 % 8 0.16 %
  TOTAL 49,983,288 100% 4978 100%