Population Council

PC
New York City, NY, United States

The Population Council conducts research to address critical health and development issues. Our work allows couples to plan their families and chart their futures. We help people avoid HIV infection and access life-saving HIV services. And we empower girls to protect themselves and have a say in their own lives. We conduct research and programs in more than 50 countries. Our New York headquarters supports a global network of offices in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. From its beginning, the Council has given voice and visibility to the world’s most vulnerable people. We increase awareness of the problems they face and offer evidence-based solutions. In the developing world, governments and civil society organizations seek our help to understand and overcome obstacles to health and development. And we work in developed countries, where we use state-of-the-art biomedical science to develop new contraceptives and products to prevent the transmission of HIV.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.popcouncil.org

Address:
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza New York, NY 10017 United States

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa | Americas | Middle East and North Africa | Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1952
Age (years)
Population Council
72 
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: John Foster Dulles, John D. Rockefeller III, Frederick Osborn
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Julia Bunting
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): Julia Bunting
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Julia Bunting
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Population Council
 144
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2019
Population Council
 7
% Female staff
2023
Population Council
 63%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2019
Population Council
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Population Council
 50%
United States average
 28%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Population Council
 602
United States average
 61
Global average
 35
Financials
2015
Population Council
 $79,012,374
United States average
 $20,875,302
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2023)
Population Council
 22,549
United States average
 67,586
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Population Council
 21,742
Likes (2021)
Population Council
 21,224
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Population Council
 23,300
United States average
 38,524
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Population Council
 22,595
Followers (2021)
Population Council
 21,381
Subscribers (2023)
Population Council
 488
United States average
 19,521
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Population Council
 412
Subscribers (2021)
Population Council
 366
Subscribers (2019)
Population Council
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
Population Council
Followers (2023)
Population Council
 16,636
United States average
 18,650
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Population Council
 14,673
Followers (2019)
Population Council
 10,679

Data notes

Last updated: 25/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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