Supernova discovery statistics for 2015

These are supernova stastics for the year 2015. If there are other statistics you are interested in, please let me know.
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For the year 2015, 4475 supernovae and 70 extragalactic novae were reported.
84 of these supernovae were named by CBAT,
212 were given possible supernova designations,
and 4179 were not reported to CBAT.
102 supernovae were found in NGC/IC galaxies, 4152 were found in named galaxies
242 objects were discovered by amateurs
2 were brighter than 13th Magnitude
99 were brighter than 16th Magnitude
483 were brighter than 18th Magnitude
707 Type I supernovae were found
  656 Type Ia
    1 Type Ia-02cx
    11 Type Ia-91bg
    35 Type Ia-91T
    11 Type Ia-pec
  21 Type Ib
    3 Type Ibn
    0 Type Ib-pec
  21 Type Ic
    0 Type Icn
    2 Type Ic-pec
  10 Type SLSN-I
214 Type II supernovae were found
  25 Type IIn
  33 Type IIP
  18 Type IIb
  1 Type IIL
  1 Type SLSN-II
  5 Type II-pec
4 LBV (supernova impostors) were found
44 were not supernovae or Extragalactic novae.
3499 were untyped
Of the 70 novae that were reported  46 were reported to CBAT and 24 were not
  3 were given official names by CBAT
  34 were found in M31
  11 were found in M81
  3 were found in M33
  48 were untyped


2823 objects were discovered by PS1 (prof) (PS16bw)
 270 objects were discovered by CRTS (prof) (AT2016dpm)
 250 objects were discovered by OGLE (prof) (OGLE15xz)
 188 objects were discovered by ASAS-SN (prof) (2015bi)
 171 objects were discovered by Dark Energy Survey (prof) (DES15X1oox)
 170 objects were discovered by PTF (prof) (2015bk)
 117 objects were discovered by Gaia (prof) (Gaia15agj)
  87 objects were discovered by High Cadence Transient Survey (HiTS) (prof) (SNHiTS15bm)
  70 objects were discovered by MASTER (prof) (MASTER OT J062314.79-432206.7)
  60 objects were discovered by Subaru/Hyper Suprime-Cam (prof) (HSC-SN15ay)
  56 objects were discovered by Galaxy Zoo (AT2015dr)
  51 objects were discovered by La Silla-QUEST (prof) (LSQ16ab)
  27 objects were discovered by Kamil Hornoch et al. (Nova M31 2015-12a?)
  22 objects were discovered by Italian Supernovae Search Project (PSN J09432886+0925230)
  22 objects were discovered by THU-NAOC Transient Survey (TNTS) (prof) (PSN J23201093+2850583)
  19 objects were discovered by SPitzer InfraRed Intensive Transients Survey (prof) (SPIRITS15agl)
  18 objects were discovered by Tim Puckett, Jack Newton, et al. (PSN J01534240+2956107)
  16 objects were discovered by Koichi Itagaki (2015bf)
  14 objects were discovered by LOSS (prof) (2015be)
  14 objects were discovered by Stu Parker (PSN J08123984-7953078)
   9 objects were discovered by XOSS (2015ay)
   5 objects were discovered by Berto Monard (2015bj)
   5 objects were discovered by Ron Arbour (PSN J18333953+6706378)
   5 objects were discovered by SkyMapper (prof) (SMTJ13494831-0658174)
   4 objects were discovered by Evgeni Ovcharov et al. (Nova M31 2015-09b)
   3 objects were discovered by Greg Bock (2015au)
   3 objects were discovered by HST (prof) (HFF15Cru)
   3 objects were discovered by Koichi Nishiyama and Fujio Kabashima (Nova M31 2015-10a?)
   3 objects were discovered by Stanislav Maticic (2015bg)
   2 objects were discovered by Claude Cornen (AT2015cn)
   2 objects were discovered by Emmanuel Conseil (Nova M33 2015-12b?)
   2 objects were discovered by Gloria Sala et al. (Nova M31 2015-11a?)
   2 objects were discovered by Jaroslaw Grzegorzek (2015ce)
   2 objects were discovered by Ken'ichi Nishimura (2015as)
   2 objects were discovered by Kiso Supernova Survey (KISS) collaboration (prof) (2015aa)
   2 objects were discovered by Kunihiro Shima (2015bb)
   2 objects were discovered by Peter Marples (2015ak)
   2 objects were discovered by SKYS (2015cj)
   2 objects were discovered by SUNBIRD (AT2015cf)
   2 objects were discovered by TNTS (prof) (AT2015cd)
   1 objects were discovered by B. Dintinjana and J. Skvarc (2015by)
   1 objects were discovered by Blaz Mikuz (2015bm)
   1 objects were discovered by Ciprian Dumitru Vintdevara (AT2015dl)
   1 objects were discovered by Constantine Emmanouilidi (2015ac)
   1 objects were discovered by Doug Rich (PSN J05521661+4650211)
   1 objects were discovered by Erik Kool, Stuart Ryder, Seppo Mattila, and Erkki Kankare  (2015cb)
   1 objects were discovered by Francois Kugel (2015ax)
   1 objects were discovered by J. Vales (2015bz)
   1 objects were discovered by KEGS (prof) (KSN-2015a)
   1 objects were discovered by Liverpool Telescope (Nova M31 2015-10b?)
   1 objects were discovered by M. Drout, D.S. Moon (AT2015cx)
   1 objects were discovered by Masakatsu Aoki (PSN J15220552+0503160)
   1 objects were discovered by Patrick Wiggins (2015Q)
   1 objects were discovered by Toshihide Noguchi (2015I)
   1 objects were discovered by Zhihao Zhong, Hongyan Zhou, Luming Sun (AT2015cq)

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