Supernova discovery statistics

This list of objects going back 18 months. If there are other statistics you are interested in, please let me know.
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For the years covered, 31065 supernovae and 100 extragalactic novae were reported.
3445 of these supernovae were named by CBAT,
27560 were given possible supernova designations,
and 60 were not reported to CBAT.
333 supernovae were found in NGC/IC galaxies, 1767 were found in named galaxies
210 objects were discovered by amateurs
7 were brighter than 13th Magnitude
215 were brighter than 16th Magnitude
2250 were brighter than 18th Magnitude
2743 Type I supernovae were found
  2365 Type Ia
  63 Type Ib
  85 Type Ic
  219 Type I-pec
754 Type II supernovae were found
  120 Type IIn
  52 Type IIP
  41 Type IIb
  3 Type IIL
  17 Type II-pec
13 LBV (supernova impostors) were found
27474 were untyped
Of the 100 novae that were reported  23 were reported to CBAT and 77 were not
  2 were given official names by CBAT
  63 were found in M31
  10 were found in M81
  8 were found in M33
  69 were untyped


11987 objects were discovered by ZTF (prof) (AT2020ydg)
9845 objects were discovered by PS1 (prof) (AT2020yda)
4242 objects were discovered by ATLAS (prof) (AT2020yem)
1794 objects were discovered by Gaia (prof) (AT2020ydb)
1148 objects were discovered by ALeRCE (prof) (AT2019vrk)
 701 objects were discovered by PTF (prof) (AT2019zqf)
 353 objects were discovered by MASTER (prof) (AT2020ydm)
 276 objects were discovered by ASAS-SN (prof) (AT2020ybf)
 192 objects were discovered by DECam-GROWTH (prof) (AT2019tij)
 113 objects were discovered by OGLE (prof) (AT2020dud)
  81 objects were discovered by CRTS (prof) (AT2020kol)
  78 objects were discovered by GSNST (prof) (AT2020ydc)
  74 objects were discovered by DESGW (prof) (AT2020ehy)
  37 objects were discovered by XOSS (AT2020xyv)
  35 objects were discovered by GOTO (prof) (AT2020she)
  27 objects were discovered by Koichi Itagaki (2020uxz)
  22 objects were discovered by Kamil Hornoch et al. (AT2020ulv)
  19 objects were discovered by TNTS (prof) (2019pgo)
  12 objects were discovered by PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS) (prof) (2020iic)
  10 objects were discovered by DLT40 (prof) (2020xyw)
   9 objects were discovered by BraTS (AT2020tcl)
   9 objects were discovered by GRAWITA (prof) (AT2020dpg)
   7 objects were discovered by Italian Supernovae Search Project (2020gpe)
   7 objects were discovered by ZUDS (AT2020dax)
   5 objects were discovered by Dennis Denisenko (AT2019xuq)
   5 objects were discovered by Perez-Fournon (AT2019ttv)
   5 objects were discovered by SAGUARO (AT2019sgn)
   5 objects were discovered by Stu Parker (AT2020kbv)
   5 objects were discovered by Tim Puckett, Jack Newton, et al. (AT2019kae)
   4 objects were discovered by LOSS (prof) (2019pjs)
   4 objects were discovered by PGIR (prof) (2020qmp)
   3 objects were discovered by DogsHeavenTS (AT2020pwm)
   3 objects were discovered by Duszanowicz (2020ohg)
   3 objects were discovered by Emmanuel Conseil (2020epi)
   3 objects were discovered by Jaroslaw Grzegorzek (2019wzj)
   3 objects were discovered by SGLF (AT2020nwn)
   2 objects were discovered by Berto Monard (AT2019ihd)
   2 objects were discovered by David Sand, Wen-fai Fong, Kerry Paterson, Michael Lundquist (SAGUARO) (AT2019kys)
   2 objects were discovered by GLGW (AT2019ytf)
   2 objects were discovered by George Carey (AT2019rsi)
   2 objects were discovered by Lundquist (AT2020arf)
   2 objects were discovered by TMTS (2020uyn)
   1 objects were discovered by Amaral (AT2019dkc)
   1 objects were discovered by Denisenko (AT2019zrn)
   1 objects were discovered by Filipp Romanov (AT2020quo)
   1 objects were discovered by Jacques (AT2020ssd)
   1 objects were discovered by Masaomi Tanaka, Nozomu Tominaga, Tomoki Morokuma, and Tomo-e Goze (2019cxx)
   1 objects were discovered by Matthieu Conjat (AT2020end)
   1 objects were discovered by Michael Lundquist (AT2019ehj)
   1 objects were discovered by Neagu (AT2020htx)
   1 objects were discovered by Nicholas Vieira (AT2019aacd)
   1 objects were discovered by PIKA (AT2020ler)
   1 objects were discovered by PSH (AT2020gcr)
   1 objects were discovered by Patrick Wiggins (2020dpw)
   1 objects were discovered by Paul Kuin (AT2019sbk)
   1 objects were discovered by Peter Marples, Greg Bock, Pat Pearl (2019mhm)
   1 objects were discovered by Sebastian Gomez, Griffin Hosseinzadeh, Peter Blanchard, Edo Berger (Harvard CfA) (prof) (2019lwy)
   1 objects were discovered by Tercu (AT2020rte)
   1 objects were discovered by Travis Mong (2019rfi)
   1 objects were discovered by Walter Robledo (AT2020lri)

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