Think tank

Population Matters

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London, United Kingdom

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
 32
United Kingdom average
 35
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: David Willey
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): ROBIN MAYNARD
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): ROBIN MAYNARD
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Population Matters
 13
United Kingdom average
 33
Global average
 85
2020
Population Matters
 13
2019
Population Matters
 7
% Female staff
2020
Population Matters
 69%
United Kingdom average
 63%
Global average
 56%
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
 34
2019
Population Matters
 6
Financials
2020
Population Matters
 $1,099,709
United Kingdom average
 $44,258,277
Global average
 $199,878,320
2019
Population Matters
 $1,334,419
2018
Population Matters
 $1,020,491

Social

Likes (2022)
Population Matters
 282,305
United Kingdom average
 49,455
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
Population Matters
 287,560
Likes (2019)
Population Matters
 292,676
Followers (2022)
Population Matters
 13,690
United Kingdom average
 37,280
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Population Matters
 12,304
Followers (2019)
Population Matters
 11,500
Subscribers (2022)
Population Matters
 6,240
United Kingdom average
 11,939
Global average
 5,592
Subscribers (2021)
Population Matters
 4,800
Subscribers (2019)
Population Matters
 751
Followers (2022)
Population Matters
 3,896
United Kingdom average
 20,787
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2021)
Population Matters
 3,063
Followers (2019)
Population Matters
 1,856
Followers (2022)
Population Matters
 851
United Kingdom average
 11,166
Global average
 16,270
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
Notes: Formerly known as the Optimum Population Trust
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