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Worldwide growth of CPRE FL

Since 2007, more than 29,200 professionals in 68 countries have passed the CPRE Foundation Level examination.
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Based on these figures, the CPRE certificate can rightly be regarded as the leading certificate in Requirements Engineering!

CPRE FL certificates by country

The table shows the number of Foundation Level exams and the number of successful candidates per country.

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Argentina 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 9 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austria 3,920 3,137 609 483 668 504 460 355 487 414 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 213 185 24 19
Bahrain 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belarus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium 517 397 94 73 99 77 102 75 82 64 52 34 43 32 45 42 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 7 4 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1,820 1,118 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 50 40 12 10 15 12 18 16 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canada 4 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
China 293 223 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 481 117 56 18 69 12 144 31 98 24 43 14 64 13 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatia 6 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic 139 108 53 39 34 23 34 31 18 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark 43 34 9 6 1 1 2 1 6 5 4 3 20 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ecuador 7 3 0 0 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Egypt 76 30 5 4 39 8 9 8 0 0 0 0 2 1 21 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Estonia 20 14 6 5 4 3 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finland 85 45 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 414 329 103 93 84 61 123 98 69 48 33 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 16,043 13,220 2,739 2,251 2,293 1,874 2,413 1,984 2,208 1,822 1,793 1,498 1,733 1,421 1,146 1,027 790 698 711 491 217 154
Greece 14 12 1 1 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungary 177 122 59 47 47 25 40 21 24 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 477 291 181 125 156 83 37 11 16 10 67 47 4 0 16 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 49 25 25 10 8 6 8 4 7 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latvia 16 11 14 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lesotho 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lithuania 10 6 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luxembourg 102 70 22 18 22 13 33 20 12 9 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malaysia 3,278 1,866 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 57 40 0 0 0 0
Mauritius 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 56 15 34 10 5 0 5 2 3 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mozambique 28 19 28 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Netherlands 2,313 1,768 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 97 93 73 38 20 7 7 0 0
New Zealand 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway 3 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oman 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
State of Palestine 56 31 0 0 0 0 33 25 23 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peru 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Philippines 10 2 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 27 21 1 1 8 5 2 2 15 12 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Romania 136 93 14 11 9 8 28 24 26 18 56 31 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russia 22 15 0 0 12 7 4 4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serbia 10 6 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Singapore 70 36 8 5 5 2 6 4 7 7 25 13 19 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sint Maarten 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovakia 21 8 8 1 1 0 10 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovenia 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Africa 12 5 1 1 4 3 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Korea 78 33 2 0 8 3 26 4 10 2 12 5 0 0 11 11 9 8 0 0 0 0
Spain 244 162 14 8 31 23 28 23 12 11 11 7 106 68 33 16 8 5 1 1 0 0
Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden 265 178 39 29 60 42 43 31 46 27 42 28 28 14 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 7,040 5,503 1,189 973 974 759 871 646 918 732 782 586 683 497 635 526 331 269 332 279 325 236
Thailand 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkey 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ukraine 9 8 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
United Arab Emirates 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UK 28 23 13 10 4 2 3 3 6 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uruguay 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 143 94 35 19 17 9 14 10 16 12 19 14 13 6 12 12 17 12 0 0 0 0
Venezuela 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
38,669 29,279 7093 5378 6401 4700 6358 4481 5240 4074 4176 3215 3592 2688 2494 2111 1481 1258 1264 963 567 410
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Argentina 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 9 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austria 3,920 3,137 609 483 668 504 460 355 487 414 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 213 185 24 19
Bahrain 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belarus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium 517 397 94 73 99 77 102 75 82 64 52 34 43 32 45 42 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 7 4 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1,820 1,118 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 50 40 12 10 15 12 18 16 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canada 4 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
China 293 223 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 481 117 56 18 69 12 144 31 98 24 43 14 64 13 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatia 6 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic 139 108 53 39 34 23 34 31 18 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark 43 34 9 6 1 1 2 1 6 5 4 3 20 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ecuador 7 3 0 0 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Egypt 76 30 5 4 39 8 9 8 0 0 0 0 2 1 21 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Estonia 20 14 6 5 4 3 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finland 85 45 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 414 329 103 93 84 61 123 98 69 48 33 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 16,043 13,220 2,739 2,251 2,293 1,874 2,413 1,984 2,208 1,822 1,793 1,498 1,733 1,421 1,146 1,027 790 698 711 491 217 154
Greece 14 12 1 1 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungary 177 122 59 47 47 25 40 21 24 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 477 291 181 125 156 83 37 11 16 10 67 47 4 0 16 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 49 25 25 10 8 6 8 4 7 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latvia 16 11 14 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lesotho 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lithuania 10 6 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luxembourg 102 70 22 18 22 13 33 20 12 9 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malaysia 3,278 1,866 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 57 40 0 0 0 0
Mauritius 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 56 15 34 10 5 0 5 2 3 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mozambique 28 19 28 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Netherlands 2,313 1,768 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 97 93 73 38 20 7 7 0 0
New Zealand 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway 3 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oman 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
State of Palestine 56 31 0 0 0 0 33 25 23 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peru 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Philippines 10 2 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 27 21 1 1 8 5 2 2 15 12 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Romania 136 93 14 11 9 8 28 24 26 18 56 31 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russia 22 15 0 0 12 7 4 4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serbia 10 6 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Singapore 70 36 8 5 5 2 6 4 7 7 25 13 19 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sint Maarten 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovakia 21 8 8 1 1 0 10 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovenia 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Africa 12 5 1 1 4 3 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Korea 78 33 2 0 8 3 26 4 10 2 12 5 0 0 11 11 9 8 0 0 0 0
Spain 244 162 14 8 31 23 28 23 12 11 11 7 106 68 33 16 8 5 1 1 0 0
Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden 265 178 39 29 60 42 43 31 46 27 42 28 28 14 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 7,040 5,503 1,189 973 974 759 871 646 918 732 782 586 683 497 635 526 331 269 332 279 325 236
Thailand 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkey 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ukraine 9 8 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
United Arab Emirates 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UK 28 23 13 10 4 2 3 3 6 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uruguay 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 143 94 35 19 17 9 14 10 16 12 19 14 13 6 12 12 17 12 0 0 0 0
Venezuela 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
38,669 29,279 7093 5378 6401 4700 6358 4481 5240 4074 4176 3215 3592 2688 2494 2111 1481 1258 1264 963 567 410



Last Update: 2017/01/10