Supernova discovery statistics for 2018

These are supernova stastics for the year 2018. If there are other statistics you are interested in, please let me know.
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For the year 2018, 6468 supernovae and 58 extragalactic novae were reported.
1174 of these supernovae were named by CBAT,
4910 were given possible supernova designations,
and 384 were not reported to CBAT.
165 supernovae were found in NGC/IC galaxies, 761 were found in named galaxies
159 objects were discovered by amateurs
3 were brighter than 13th Magnitude
76 were brighter than 16th Magnitude
1018 were brighter than 18th Magnitude
958 Type I supernovae were found
  874 Type Ia
  30 Type Ib
  47 Type Ic
  100 Type I-pec
260 Type II supernovae were found
  31 Type IIn
  38 Type IIP
  20 Type IIb
  0 Type IIL
  4 Type II-pec
4 LBV (supernova impostors) were found
5225 were untyped
Of the 58 novae that were reported  16 were reported to CBAT and 42 were not
  2 were given official names by CBAT
  34 were found in M31
  8 were found in M81
  1 were found in M33
  37 were untyped


1593 objects were discovered by PS1 (prof) (AT2018fot)
1290 objects were discovered by ATLAS (prof) (AT2018jpl)
1257 objects were discovered by ZTF (prof) (AT2018jot)
1240 objects were discovered by Gaia (prof) (AT2018jpc)
 472 objects were discovered by CRTS (prof) (MLS181204:093417+131857)
 292 objects were discovered by ASAS-SN (prof) (AT2018jpd)
  80 objects were discovered by OGLE (prof) (AT2018jhe)
  35 objects were discovered by TNTS (prof) (AT2018jmq)
  34 objects were discovered by KEGS (prof) (AT2018brr)
  29 objects were discovered by PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS) (prof) (2018hoy)
  28 objects were discovered by Superluminous Supernovae in the Epoch of Reionization (AT2018gzr)
  20 objects were discovered by MASTER (prof) (AT2018jmt)
  18 objects were discovered by LOSS (prof) (AT2018hrg)
  17 objects were discovered by Tim Puckett, Jack Newton, et al. (2018isq)
  13 objects were discovered by Koichi Itagaki (2018imf)
  13 objects were discovered by XOSS (AT2018jib)
  11 objects were discovered by Kamil Hornoch et al. (Nova M81 2018-11a?)
  11 objects were discovered by Malhar R. Kendurkar (AT2018jgb)
   9 objects were discovered by DLT40 (prof) (2018ivc)
   9 objects were discovered by SPitzer InfraRed Intensive Transients Survey (prof) (SPIRITS18eo)
   7 objects were discovered by Stu Parker (2018hmy)
   6 objects were discovered by Emmanuel Conseil (AT2018fsy)
   5 objects were discovered by BraTS (AT2018ffa)
   5 objects were discovered by Italian Supernovae Search Project (AT2018hhy)
   3 objects were discovered by Jaroslaw Grzegorzek (2018hhn)
   2 objects were discovered by Clay Sherrod (AT2018arb)
   2 objects were discovered by Evgeni Ovcharov et al. (Nova M31 2018-03b)
   2 objects were discovered by Masaki Tsuboi (2018apk)
   2 objects were discovered by Patrick Wiggins (2018gwo)
   2 objects were discovered by Rohit Chinchwadkar (AT2018feu)
   2 objects were discovered by SkyMapper (prof) (2018bwq)
   1 objects were discovered by AZTEC (Arizona Transient Exploration and Characterization) (AZTEC18xx)
   1 objects were discovered by Blaz Mikuz (AT2018hhm)
   1 objects were discovered by Cedric Raguenaud and Malhar R. Kendurkar (AT2018hwq)
   1 objects were discovered by Dark Energy Survey (prof) (DES17C3ihx)
   1 objects were discovered by Dennis Denisenko (AT2018jgq)
   1 objects were discovered by Garrigos Sanchez (AT2018awk)
   1 objects were discovered by George Carey (AT2018jas)
   1 objects were discovered by Giancarlo Cortini (2018amb)
   1 objects were discovered by Greg Bock (2018ecf)
   1 objects were discovered by Jordi Camarasa (AT2018bro)
   1 objects were discovered by Koichi Nishiyama and Fujio Kabashima (AT2018hld)
   1 objects were discovered by Malhar Kendurkar and Cedric Raguenaud (AT2018fhy)
   1 objects were discovered by Ralph Carter (AT2018rt)
   1 objects were discovered by SUNBIRD (2018ec)
   1 objects were discovered by Witold Caban (AT2018hik)
   1 objects were discovered by Yuji Tanaka (2018ast)
   1 objects were discovered by ePESSTO (AT2018cux)

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