Population Matters is a membership charity that addresses population size and environmental sustainability. They believe population growth contributes to environmental degradation, resource depletion and other problems. They conduct research, inform the public and advocate improved family planning and sex education, women’s empowerment, smaller families and moderate consumption.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.populationmatters.org/

Address:
135-137 Station Road, London E4 6AG, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1991
Age (years)
Population Matters
 33
United Kingdom average
 36
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: David Willey
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): ROBIN MAYNARD
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Population Matters
 10
United Kingdom average
 41
Global average
 66
2021
Population Matters
 13
2020
Population Matters
 13
% Female staff
2023
Population Matters
 50%
United Kingdom average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2020
Population Matters
 69%
2019
Population Matters
 71%
% Female researchers
2019
Population Matters
 14%
United Kingdom average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Population Matters
 4
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 35
2019
Population Matters
 6
Financials
2020
Population Matters
 $1,099,709
United Kingdom average
 $46,472,363
Global average
 $214,856,754
2019
Population Matters
 $1,334,419
2018
Population Matters
 $1,020,491

Social

Likes (2022)
Population Matters
 282,305
United Kingdom average
 49,588
Global average
 33,286
Likes (2021)
Population Matters
 287,560
Likes (2019)
Population Matters
 292,676
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Population Matters
 14,634
United Kingdom average
 29,197
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Population Matters
 13,690
Followers (2021)
Population Matters
 12,304
Subscribers (2023)
Population Matters
 6,760
United Kingdom average
 12,248
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Population Matters
 6,240
Subscribers (2021)
Population Matters
 4,800
Followers (2023)
Population Matters
 4,134
United Kingdom average
 23,030
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Population Matters
 3,896
Followers (2021)
Population Matters
 3,063
Followers (2022)
Population Matters
 851
United Kingdom average
 11,180
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2019)
Population Matters
 462

Data notes

Last updated: 21/01/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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