Throughout my working years, I have spent much time doing data entry, typing via numeric only or alpha-numeric. Over this time, I have tested a few times with results being very good based on the data below.

Data Entry

Feb 2015

  • Numeric
  • Time 1:00 Minute
  • Keystrokes entered 12387
  • Accuracy 100%
  • Requirement 9000 keystrokes (3387 over requirement)

Sep 2010

  • Alpha-Numeric
  • Time 5:00 minutes
  • Gross keystrokes per minute 144
  • Gross keystrokes per hour 8664
  • Error rate 5%
  • Number of fields 99
  • Correct fields 94
  • Incorrect fields 5

Mar 1999

  • Alpha – Numeric
  • Gross KPH 7472
  • Net KPH 7440
  • Accuracy 98%
  • Time 9 min 28 sec

Typing

August 2020

  • Test Date 8/11/2020
  • Time: 1 Minute
  • Onscreen
  • Words Per Minute 56
  • Errors 1
  • Adjusted Words Per Minute 55
  • Error Rate Percentage 1.8%
  • Accuracy Percentage 98.2%

August 2020

  • Test Date 8/11/2020
  • Time 3 Minutes
  • Words Per Minute 54
  • Errors Per Minute 1
  • Adjusted Words Per Minute 53
  • Error Rate Percentage 2.49%