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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
1,611 
Trade/Economics/Finance
1,481 
Governance/Transparency
1,435 
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
1,365 
International affairs/Development
1,110 
Law/Justice/Human rights
1,098 
Education
877 
Defence/Peace/Security
835 
Technology/Innovation
614 
Health
611 
Gender
570 
Food/Agriculture
505 
Private sector development
439 
Media/Culture/Sport
366 
Transport/Infrastructure/Urban
351 
Children focus
 69
Children
 10
N/A
 3
Asia
Social policy
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
Trade/Economics/Finance
Governance/Transparency
International affairs/Development
Gender
Defence/Peace/Security
Health
Education
Law/Justice/Human rights
 1
Private sector development
 1
Transport/Infrastructure/Urban
 1
Children focus
 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
Private sector development
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
Social policy
Trade/Economics/Finance
International affairs/Development
Northern America
Defence/Peace/Security
Gender
Children focus
Education
Governance/Transparency
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
International affairs/Development
Food/Agriculture
Health
Sub- Saharan Africa
Health
Social policy
Environment/Natural resources/ Energy
Food/Agriculture
Governance/Transparency