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IETF – distribution of all the RFC numbers

Upmost RFC number:  8288
Obsoleted RFCs:  1177
Not-issued numbers:  193
Unclassified early RFCs:  718
First April RFCs:  55

Valid and classified RFCs:  6145
by WGs/IAB/IRTF/IESG:  4403
non-WG RFCs:  1742
Standard (S): 105
Draft Standard (dS): 77
Proposed Standard (pS): 2809
Best Current Practice (BCP): 228
Informational (Info): 2338
For Your Information (FYI): 36
Experimental (E): 395
Historic (H): 157

the evolution of RFC numbers

by WGs in ART area:
1065 RFCs
S:7  dS:15   pS:728   BCP:29   Info:235   FYI:3   E:33   H:15

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

by WGs in INT area:
599 RFCs
S:10   dS:15   pS:373   BCP:15   Info:144   E:34   H:8

by WGs in OPS area:
532 RFCs
S:11   dS:4   pS:214   BCP:39   Info:239   E:14   H:11

by WGs in RTG area:
907 RFCs
S:6   dS:11   pS:555   BCP:16   Info:251   E:55   H:13

by WGs in SEC area:
431 RFCs
S:7   dS:1   pS:285   BCP:3   Info:96   E:24   H:15

by WGs in TSV area:
492 RFCs
S:3   dS:2   pS:239   BCP:27   Info:161   FYI:1   E:57   H:2

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:
80 RFCs
BCP:1   Info:46   E:31   H:2

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

non-WG RFCs, gathered here in VGs:
1742 RFCs
S:58   dS:19   pS:350   BCP:81   Info:1009   FYI:12   E:141   H:72