On 16th May 2017, the Guardian published 175,119 words.

The average reader would take 42000 to read all the published content.

That is the equivalent of reading Catch-22 (174,269).

Section Words Reading time
politics 31530 7560
football 21307 5100
sport 13438 3180
commentisfree 11598 2760
business 11139 2640
us-news 10874 2580
australia-news 9613 2280
world 7508 1800
uk-news 6807 1620
technology 5487 1260
books 4845 1140
film 4756 1140
society 3064 720
tv-and-radio 2888 660
education 2678 600
music 2560 600
media 2265 540
environment 2207 480
lifeandstyle 2207 480
global-development-professionals-network 2169 480
fashion 1950 420
global 1473 300
news 1356 300
social-care-network 1324 300
culture 1285 300
travel 1229 240
science 1229 240
artanddesign 1159 240
cities 1041 240
money 968 180
global-development 765 180
healthcare-network 701 120
membership 531 120
stage 528 120
public-leaders-network 514 120
sustainable-business 126 0
crosswords 0 0