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IETF – distribution of all the RFC numbers


Upmost RFC number:  8401
Obsoleted RFCs:  1187
Not-issued numbers:  185
Unclassified early RFCs:  718
First April RFCs:  57

Valid and classified RFCs:  6254
by WGs/IAB/IRTF/IESG:  4500
non-WG RFCs:  1754
Standard (S): 107
Draft Standard (dS): 77
Proposed Standard (pS): 2878
Best Current Practice (BCP): 232
Informational (Info): 2360
For Your Information (FYI): 36
Experimental (E): 401
Historic (H): 163

the evolution of RFC numbers


by WGs in ART area:
1077 RFCs
S:8  dS:15   pS:738   BCP:29   Info:235   FYI:3   E:34   H:15

by WGs in GEN area:
15 RFCs
BCP:5   Info:10

by WGs in INT area:
609 RFCs
S:10   dS:15   pS:379   BCP:15   Info:146   E:33   H:11

by WGs in OPS area:
542 RFCs
S:12   dS:4   pS:216   BCP:42   Info:242   E:15   H:11

by WGs in RTG area:
949 RFCs
S:6   dS:11   pS:588   BCP:16   Info:259   E:56   H:13

by WGs in SEC area:
440 RFCs
S:7   dS:1   pS:293   BCP:3   Info:97   E:24   H:15

by WGs in TSV area:
504 RFCs
S:3   dS:2   pS:243   BCP:27   Info:164   FYI:1   E:61   H:3

by WGs in old areas:
157 RFCs
S:2   dS:10   pS:65   BCP:1   Info:36   FYI:20   E:6   H:17

by the IAB:
114 RFCs
BCP:8   Info:105   H:1

by the IRTF:
82 RFCs
BCP:1   Info:48   E:31   H:2

by the IESG:
11 RFCs
S:1   BCP:3   Info:6   H:1

non-WG RFCs, gathered here in VGs:
1754 RFCs
S:58   dS:19   pS:356   BCP:82   Info:1012   FYI:12   E:141   H:74