Download statistics of R packages


Figure 1. Excerpt from website

Both CRAN and Bioconductor track the number of downloads for their packages over time. You can access these statistics for any of the packages you are interested in. A large number of downloads is an indirect measure of the usefulness of a given package. This can help you decide which among several competing packages is well received by other R programmers.

Guangchuang Yu. dlstats: Download stats of R packages. Available in html format.