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Global statistics

A selection of data and charts using the directory database

Topics covered

Here you will find the topics that think tanks focus on and which are more popular by region. See FAQs section for details on topics and other variables. You can also see other charts based on:

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Worldwide
Social policy
1,614 
Trade/Economics/Finance
1,483 
Governance/Transparency
1,440 
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
1,370 
International affairs/Development
1,111 
Law/Justice/Human rights
1,102 
Education
879 
Defence/Peace/Security
837 
Technology/Innovation
619 
Health
615 
Gender
574 
Food/Agriculture
509 
Private sector development
441 
Media/Culture/Sport
368 
Transport/Infrastructure/Urban
353 
Children focus
 69
Children
 11
N/A
 3
Asia
Social policy
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
Trade/Economics/Finance
Governance/Transparency
Gender
Defence/Peace/Security
International affairs/Development
Health
Education
Transport/Infrastructure/Urban
 1
Children focus
 1
Law/Justice/Human rights
 1
Private sector development
 1
Europe
Governance/Transparency
Trade/Economics/Finance
Social policy
Education
Health
Defence/Peace/Security
Law/Justice/Human rights
Transport/Infrastructure/Urban
International affairs/Development
Technology/Innovation
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
Gender
 1
Private sector development
 1
Latin America and the Caribbean
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
Social policy
Private sector development
Trade/Economics/Finance
International affairs/Development
Northern America
Defence/Peace/Security
Health
Gender
Children focus
Education
Governance/Transparency
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
International affairs/Development
Food/Agriculture
Sub- Saharan Africa
Health
Social policy
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
Food/Agriculture
Governance/Transparency