WordPress have added the number of unique visitors to the page view graph. Currently this feature is only available to blogs hosted on WordPress.com. According to the WordPress announcement this feature will also available to Self Hosted WordPress users, though thus far I’ve not seen any evidence of this being the case.
The WordPress stats are a good quick indicator of the traffic on your WordPress website, and how people are referred to your website. That’s important information you need to help decide where you should concentrate your efforts on promoting your site.
However, to properly understand how people navigate your site, and fine tune your website to maximize traffic flow you’ll need to invest time in setting up and learning to use a more sophisticated tool like Google Analytics – that’s a post for another day.
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