Results of the user questionnaire from Sep’19

Last month’s user question focused on QGIS documentation. More specifically, we asked how you learn how to use QGIS. And many of you answered our call. Indeed we collected 824 responses over a period of two weeks:

The answers to the first question show that the top three first sources of information on how to use QGIS features or solve problems are: 1. search engines, 2. Stack Exchange, and 3. the QGIS User Manual:

The answers to the second question show that most respondents look for information around 2-3 times a week:

The third question asked specifically about the official QGIS documentation and answers revealed that most users sometimes or often find answers there:

Overall respondents use the official documentation rather rarely:

Finally, there was an open ended question:

You can download the full responses if you’re interested in the details.

The results and lessons we can learn from the responses are currently being discussed on the community mailing list.