From: Michael F. Bowman [mfbowman@usscouts.org]
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2002 9:51 PM
To: 'Patricia Robertson'
Subject: RE: USSSP Team Comments & Suggestions

Patricia,

WOSM's current statistics are available at http://www.scout.org:

Country

Membership

Joined
WOSM

Scouting Founded

       

Albania

1,284

1999

1922

Algeria

10,045

1963

1939

Angola

5,600

1998

 
Argentina

45,452

1922

1912

Armenia

2,035

1997

1912

Australia

109,527

1953

1908

Austria

16,323

1922

1912

Azerbaijan

1,213

2000

1997

Bahamas

3,173

1974

1913

Bahrain

1,820

1970

1953

Bangladesh

1,325,014

1974

1972

Barbados

3,041

1969

1912

Belarus

7,500

1998

1909

Belgium

91,198

1922

1911

Belize

869

1987

1911

Benin

19,605

1964

1932

Bhutan

1,145

1999

1991

Bolivia

7,600

1950

1915

Bosnia and Herzegovina

8,000

1999

 
Botswana

4,660

1958

1936

Brazil

60,518

1922

1910

Brunei Darussalam

2,617

1981

1933

Bulgaria

2,000

1999

1911-13

Burkina Faso

10,165

1972

1943

Burundi

6,661

1979

1940

Cameroon

6,535

1971

1937

Canada

238,957

1946

1909

Chad

8,132

1974

1960

Chile

35,180

1922

1909

China, Scouts of

69,353

1937

1912

Colombia

13,636

1933

1917

Comoros

2,200

1990

1975

Congo, The Democratic
Republic of The

62,842

1963

1924

Costa Rica

11,729

1925

1915

Côte-d'Ivoire

6,436

1972

1937

Croatia

3,607

1993

1915

Cyprus

6,183

1961

1913

Czech Republic

26,133

1996

1911

Denmark

51,727

1922

1909

Dominica

1,100

1990

1929

Dominican Republic

6,047

1930

1926

Ecuador

5,536

1922

1920

Egypt

74,598

1922

1918

El Salvador

4,180

1940

1938

Estonia

1,131

1996

1912

Fiji

2,445

1971

1914

Finland

30,545

1922

1910

France

113,570

1922

1910

Gabon

3,835

1971

1936

Gambia

14,134

1984

1921

Georgia

1,063

1997

1994

Germany

127,012

1950

1910

Ghana

2,311

1960

1912

Greece

19,467

1922

1910

Grenada

1,542

1979

1924

Guatemala

7,247

1930

1928

Guyana

294

1967

1909

Haiti

9,859

1932

1932

Honduras

4,319

1957

1952

Hong Kong

69,121

1977

1911

Hungary

13,369

1990

1912

Iceland

1,808

1924

1912

India

1,963,266

1938

1909

Indonesia

9,961,921

1953

1912

Ireland

38,784

1949

1908

Israel

21,920

1951

1920

Italy

108,656

1922

1912

Jamaica

5,526

1963

1910

Japan

227,566

1922

1913

Jordan

14,238

1955

1954

Kenya

190,505

1964

1910

Kiribati

1,333

1993

Korea, Republic of

247,445

1953

1922

Kuwait

6,061

1955

1952

Latvia

1,179

1993

1917

Lebanon

8,450

1947

1912

Lesotho

371

1971

1936

Liberia

2,418

1965

1922

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

14,220

1958

1954

Liechtenstein

421

1933

1931

Lithuania

1,500

1997

1918

Luxembourg

5,634

1922

1914

Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of

3,443

1997

1921

Madagascar

9,473

1960

1921

Malaysia

96,409

1957

1911

Maldives

4,518

1990

1963

Malta

2,900

1966

1908

Mauritania

3,790

1983

1946

Mauritius

3,009

1971

1912

Mexico

59,531

1926

1920

Moldova, Republic of

1,540

1997

1991

Monaco

67

1990

Mongolia

6,623

1994

1992

Morocco

12,304

1961

1933

Mozambique

11,403

1999

1960

Namibia

1,378

1990

1917

Nepal

25,814

1969

1952

Netherlands

59,315

1922

1910

New Zealand

28,531

1953

1908

Nicaragua

2,298

1948

1937

Niger

3,241

1996

1947

Nigeria

46,701

1961

1915

Norway

15,234

1922

1911

Oman

9,495

1977

1948

Pakistan

508,176

1948

1947

Palestinian Authority

20,275

1996

1912

Panama

2,367

1950

1924

Papua New Guinea

1,674

1976

1926

Paraguay

1,340

1962

1960

Peru

12,727

1922

1916

Philippines

3,491,911

1946

1923

Poland

117,733

1996

1919

Portugal

66,766

1922

1913

Qatar

6,000

1965

1956

Romania

4,930

1993

1914

Russian Federation

14,000

2000

1909

Rwanda

5,479

1975

1940

San Marino

200

1990

1973

Saudi Arabia

19,267

1963

1961

Senegal

5,882

1963

1930

Sierra Leone

7,902

1964

1909

Singapore

11,290

1966

1910

Slovakia

3,680

1997

1913

Slovenia

6,624

1994

1915

South Africa

18,496

1937

1908

Spain

82,971

1922

1912

Sri Lanka

21,653

1953

1912

Saint Lucia

393

1990

1935

Saint Vincent and The Grenadines

1,017

1990

1924

Sudan

13,550

1956

1935

Suriname

2,601

1968

1924

Swaziland

4,994

1968

1928

Sweden

65,486

1922

1911

Switzerland

29,909

1922

1912

Tajikistan

1,100

1997

1991

Tanzania, United Republic of

49,993

1963

1929

Thailand

1,237,515

1922

1911

Togo

15,759

1977

1920

Trinidad & Tobago

6,600

1963

1911

Tunisia

40,920

1957

1934

Turkey

6,257

1950

1923

Uganda

65,152

1964

1915

United Arab Emirates

5,824

1977

1972

United Kingdom

542,277

1922

1907

United States

6,253,606

1922

1909

Uruguay

4,510

1950

1946

Venezuela

10,754

1937

1913

Yemen

6,481

1980

1954

Yugoslavia

12,080

1995

1915

Zambia

7,427

1965

1930

Zimbabwe

3,111

1980

1909

Total membership

28,854,678

   



    
Different Scout Oaths are found at:


http://www.usscouts.org/internationaloaths.asp

Mike


> -----Original Message-----
> From: board-owner@usscouts.org
> [
mailto:board-owner@usscouts.org] On Behalf Of Patricia Robertson
> Sent: Friday, February 15, 2002 12:07 PM
> To: USSSP Team
> Subject: USSSP Team Comments & Suggestions
>
>
> Your Scouting friend, Patricia Robertson, writing from
> ldsmom@ jadeusa.net has sent the following message to you
> about the U.S. Scouting Service Project website at
> http://usscouts.org:
>
> Comments: I saw your WOSM Membership
> Statistics chart and would like  permission to refer to it in
> a Community College Sociology class at CCSN, Las Vegas, NV. 
> I am primarily looking for US Scout statistics, but would
> also like to make reference to how many Boy Scouts in what
> region of the world they are in to give a global picture of
> scouting.  Can you also tell me if the program is the same
> throughout the world?  Specifically: Is the Scout Oath and
> the Scout Law the same universally? Thanks.


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