26.1 Kaggle survey details

This is an analysis based on Kaggle survey data, details are at https://www.kaggle.com/c/kaggle-survey-2019.

Info on survey

  • The survey received 19,717 usable respondents

  • From 171 countries and territories.

    • If a country or territory received less than 50 respondents, they were grouped and named “Other” for anonymity.
  • The survey was live from October 8th to October 28th 2019.

  • The median response time for those who participated in the survey was approximately 10 minutes.

An overview of the world wide participation is given in the map below. The three countries with the highest number of participants are:

Countries of most participants:

  • India
  • USA
  • Brazil


All numbers of all countries are given in the interactive table below. To find a specific country, type the name in the search field.

Surprising facts:

  • Almost as many participants from Saudi Arabia (50) and Norway (51)
  • Peru (74) higher than Belgium (70)
  • Iran (96) higher than Sweden (92)


The word frequency word cloud shows that software engineers and data scientist are heavily involved the field of machine learning



Easy histogram plots of all questions can be created in R as shown at https://www.kaggle.com/paultimothymooney/how-to-explore-the-2019-kaggle-survey-data