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Global statistics

A selection of data and charts using the directory database

Location

Here you will find the number of think tanks in the directory by region and country. You can also see other charts based on:

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Number of think tanks per region
Europe
Asia
Northern America
Sub- Saharan Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Number of think tanks per sub-region
Northern America
578 
Western Europe
458 
Eastern Asia
364 
South America
337 
Northern Europe
271 
Western Asia
218 
Southern Europe
200 
Eastern Europe
176 
Southern Asia
168 
South-Eastern Asia
133 
Eastern Africa
 87
Australia and New Zealand
 84
Southern Africa
 62
Central America
 61
Western Africa
 51
Central Asia
 31
Northern Africa
 28
Caribbean
 13
Central Africa
 4
Melanesia/Micronesia/Polynesia
 2
Number of think tanks per country
United States 461
China 190
Germany 188
United Kingdom 155
France 94
India 82
Japan 81
Brazil 72
Canada 71
Australia 64
Spain 58
Argentina 54
Austria 54
Chile 52
Belgium 47
South Korea 47
Mexico 46
Israel 45
South Africa 44
Italy 44
Colombia 42
Peru 38
Netherlands 34
Kenya 34
Saudi Arabia 34
Armenia 33
Switzerland 32
Philippines 30
Sweden 28
Pakistan 26
Hong Kong 24
Malaysia 24
Russia 24
Ukraine 24
Bolivia 24
Hungary 23
Norway 23
Nepal 22
Czech Republic 21
New Zealand 20
Indonesia 20
Turkey 19
Georgia 19
Nigeria 18
Poland 18
Costa Rica 18
Denmark 17
Thailand 17
Slovakia 17
Guatemala 16
Uruguay 16
Paraguay 15
Romania 15
Greece 15
Bulgaria 15
Sri Lanka 15
Albania 14
Serbia 14
Bangladesh 14
Taiwan 14
Panama 13
Azerbaijan 13
Venezuela 13
Singapore 13
Ireland 12
Finland 12
Somalia 12
Kazakhstan 12
Croatia 11
Macedonia 11
Ecuador 11
Uganda 11
Ghana 11
Lithuania 11
Zimbabwe 10
Bosnia and Herzegovina 10
Lebanon 10
Vietnam 10
Egypt 10
Moldova 10
Jordan  10
Myanmar 9
Luxembourg 9
United Arab Emirates 9
Belarus 9
Mongolia 8
Tanzania 8
Cambodia 8
Afghanistan 8
Morocco 8
Senegal 8
Latvia 7
Iran 7
Palestine 6
Ethiopia 6
Portugal 6
El Salvador 6
Kyrgyzstan 6
Zambia 6
Qatar 5
Kosovo 5
Uzbekistan 5
Montenegro 4
Algeria 4
Scotland 4
Tunisia 4
Cote D'ivoire 4
Dominican Republic 4
Honduras 4
Estonia 4
Cameroon 4
Botswana 4
Nicaragua 3
Slovenia 3
Yemen 3
Rwanda 3
Burkina Faso 3
Jamaica 2
Malawi 2
Libya 2
Bahrain 2
Haiti 2
Iraq 2
Oman 2
Cyprus 2
Namibia 2
Benin 2
Swaziland 2
Andorra 2
Papua New Guinea 2
South Sudan 2
Kuwait 2
Syrian Arab Republic 2
Puerto Rico 2
Mauritania 2
Liechtenstein 1
Mali 1
Sudan 1
Curacao 1
Guinea-Bissau 1
Bhutan 1
Trinidad And Tobago 1
Lao People´s Democratic Republic 1
Brunei 1
Togo 1
Belize 1
Malta 1
Barbados 1
Mozambique 1
Djibouti 1
Tajikistan 1