Today, 22 December 2015, according to WordPress.org there are 42,001 plugins on WordPress.org.
Total downloads: 1,126,080,405.
The top 12 plugins are:
Note: There is still a discrepancy between the figures shown on wordpress.org and my figures which were
obtained by downloading information using the wordpress.org API.
- Plugins: 41,992 versus 42,001
- Total downloads: 1,048,261,884 versus 1,126,080,405.