Different totals for unique visitors in Referrer type versus Visit Summary


Hi guys,

I have a question for you. On one day in Piwik I get the the following numbers in Referrer Type on nb_uniq_visitors
Search Engines 131, Direct Entry 70, Websites 15. Total of 216

But looking at the Visit Summary I get a total of 203 on nb_uniq_visitors. Total visitors doesn’t match either…

I was expecting these numbers would be the same. Anyone got a clue?? Thanks…

(Matthieu Aubry) #2

Hi there,

A same Unique Visitor can visit, on a given day, from both Websites and/or Direct entry and/or Campaign and/or Search engine. Hence why the sum of unique visitors may differ.


Makes perfectly sense, thanks Matt :slight_smile: