Instructables is a website platform founded in 2005 dedicated to user-driven design and DIY projects. Members are encouraged to share their step by step projects, and rate and comment on projects by other members.
I have been in contact with a staff member from Instructables to get a taste of what exactly the 'user group' is made up of [the people of the Maker Movement]
Through my interview, I found the following statistics that represent a sample of the user population:
Instructables has 4.2 Million active member accounts
The website provides access to approximately 150,000 instructables
of these, popoularity of project categories [based on number of instructables] can be broken down as follows: