Website performance and statistics

Why do we collect website statistics?

The website statistics software only collects information about how our website is being used (eg the webpages visited, and the route(s) taken to get there).

The website statistics software does not collect information about you or any personal data you may enter on our site (eg it does not collect names and addresses in forms, account numbers, payment details, etc).

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What do we do with these website statistics and information?

Using these website statistics and information we can:

  • determine which areas of the site are most heavily used
  • improve the way our website works and navigates
  • detect and fix broken links and errors

This helps us to improve your user journey and experience of our website making it easier for you to find things and making it more efficient for you to use.

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What statistics products do we use?

We use Google Analytics to monitor page views and visitor numbers.

The statistics we collect are anonymous (so do not contain personal data about you) and allow us to improve the performance an navigation of our website

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Does the website statistics product set cookies?

Yes, but it doesn't store or collect personal information about you, only the pages that are visited.

Find out more about why we need to set cookies to collect website statistics.

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Website statistics - by year

If these stats aren't up to date to the last full month please contact webmaster@adur-worthing.gov.uk and ask for them to be updated.

Website statistics - Annual totals
YearPage viewsUnique Page views
2021 - up to end of June 1,109,216 811,393
2020 3,475,921 2,601,841

Note: Adur & Worthing Councils' new website was launched on Thursday, 19th November 2020

Definitions:

Page views: Page views is the total number of pages viewed. Repeated views of a single page are counted.

Unique page views: Unique page views is the number of sessions during which the specified page was viewed at least once. A unique page view is counted for each page URL + page Title combination.

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Website statistics - by month (by year)

If these stats aren't up to date to the last full month please contact webmaster@adur-worthing.gov.uk and ask for them to be updated.

Website statistics - 2021 by month
MonthPage viewsUnique page views
June 2021 166,179 124,519
May 2021 201,072 150,573
April 2021 201,075 144,257
March 2021 187,711 137,709
February 2021 142,279 104,284
January 2021 210,900 150,051
Website statistics - 2020 by month
MonthPage viewsUnique page views
December 2020 178,132 124,321
November 2020 * 230,484 169,619
October 2020 269,165 200,885
September 2020 346,335 277,427
August 2020 289,252 220,822
July 2020 309,695 236,420
June 2020 322,198 243,410
May 2020 326,322 245,071
April 2020 352,352 258,641
March 2020 333,227 244,384
February 2020 225,469 166,472
January 2020 293,290 214,369

Note: * Adur & Worthing Councils' new website was launched on Thursday, 19th November 2020

Definitions:

Page views: Page views is the total number of pages viewed. Repeated views of a single page are counted.

Unique page views: Unique page views is the number of sessions during which the specified page was viewed at least once. A unique page view is counted for each page URL + page Title combination.

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Page last updated: 02 July 2021