Which R packages are the most used?

Top 100 R packages

The list is generated by mining the R-help mailing list (1999-2017) and counting the frequency of mentioned package names.
Rank Package # Records
1lattice3223
2zoo1983
3ggplot21922
4MASS1647
5plyr1358
6nlme1262
7Hmisc708
8reshape687
9reshape2671
10RODBC657
11lme4648
12chron642
13survival612
14plotrix603
15foreign600
16car569
17grid559
18tcltk541
19gsubfn449
20XML435
21rgl408
22dplyr394
23mgcv373
24data.table362
25sqldf347
26e1071307
27Matrix299
28sos291
29boot288
30maps288
31Rcmdr285
32RMySQL273
33latticeExtra265
34xtable260
35tseries252
36xts252
37gdata245
38Design236
39stringr232
40RCurl224
41maptools220
42fortunes212
43rJava211
44gtools210
45cluster209
46multcomp207
47rms187
48gplots176
49quantmod175
50mvtnorm174
51randomForest171
52rpart170
53lubridate161
54gridExtra158
55snow155
56survey155
57TeachingDemos154
58rgdal153
59sp149
60nnet148
61caret142
62plm142
63tools141
64splines139
65stats139
66forecast137
67doBy136
68Rmpi133
69Ryacas129
70rbenchmark129
71proto128
72fields126
73raster125
74igraph124
75RSQLite120
76quantreg120
77vcd120
78R2WinBUGS119
79scatterplot3d119
80psych117
81stats4117
82RWinEdt114
83vegan114
84ts111
85HH110
86lmtest106
87prettyR106
88foreach103
89ctest102
90gregmisc101
91mypackage99
92xlsx99
93akima98
94methods98
95spatstat97
96parallel96
97R.utils95
98devtools94
99RColorBrewer90
100mva90

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