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Worldwide growth of CPRE FL

Since 2007, the CPRE Foundation Level has been passed by 55,000 persons in 77 countries**.
More than 42,500 are now certified in Requirement Engineering!
The following diagram shows the development:

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* 2018 only January to October
** Figures include converted REQB certificates

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 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 26 20 17 13 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austria 5,064 4,092 518 433 623 519 610 484 668 504 460 355 488 415 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 214 186 24 19
Bahrain 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belarus 4 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium 687 544 77 61 90 84 94 73 102 79 102 75 82 64 52 34 43 32 45 42 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 15 8 1 1 7 3 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2,573 1,639 258 158 495 363 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 81 57 11 1 20 16 12 10 15 12 18 16 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canada 6 3 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chile 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
China 471 380 15 15 163 142 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 676 218 89 43 105 57 57 19 69 12 144 31 98 24 43 14 64 13 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica 4 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatia 8 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cuba 37 34 21 21 16 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Curaçao 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic 212 158 24 16 49 34 53 39 34 23 34 31 18 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark 43 34 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Egypt 83 36 4 3 3 3 5 4 39 8 9 8 0 0 0 0 2 1 21 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Estonia 21 15 1 1 0 0 6 5 4 3 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finland 91 51 5 5 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 1,102 892 188 149 171 137 216 187 167 131 184 150 131 100 43 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 22,366 18,690 2,775 2,386 3,334 2,883 2,813 2,334 2,325 1,901 2,440 2,006 2,224 1,836 1,816 1,517 1,741 1,429 1,164 1,042 795 702 722 500 217 154
Greece 15 13 1 1 0 0 1 1 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hong Kong 17 14 17 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungary 282 206 69 53 36 31 59 47 47 25 40 21 24 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 783 467 118 65 187 110 181 125 156 83 37 11 17 11 67 47 4 0 16 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 370 277 98 69 101 84 72 48 35 28 40 30 23 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2 2 1 1 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latvia 35 24 4 2 15 11 14 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lebanon 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lesotho 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lithuania 15 11 2 2 3 3 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luxembourg 226 161 35 26 79 57 31 25 22 13 33 20 12 9 13 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Macedonia 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malaysia 4,096 2,240 441 181 377 193 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 57 40 0 0 0 0
Mauritius 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 105 39 28 10 21 14 34 10 5 0 5 2 3 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moldova 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Morocco 5 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mozambique 91 64 0 0 63 45 28 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Netherlands 3,201 2,540 332 283 556 489 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 97 93 73 38 20 7 7 0 0
New Zealand 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway 71 54 18 12 38 29 6 5 0 0 6 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oman 3 2 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 33 25 23 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown (PG) 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peru 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Philippines 52 26 27 16 15 8 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 844 707 304 281 112 91 103 81 82 63 81 63 96 76 48 38 11 8 5 4 2 2 0 0 0 0
Romania 205 142 32 25 37 24 14 11 9 8 28 24 26 18 56 31 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russia 54 43 14 12 8 8 10 8 12 7 4 4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 13 7 1 0 10 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serbia 10 6 0 0 0 0 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Singapore 89 51 5 4 14 11 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 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovakia 66 36 30 18 15 10 8 1 1 0 10 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovenia 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Africa 14 6 1 1 1 0 1 1 4 3 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Korea 100 47 21 13 1 1 2 0 8 3 26 4 10 2 12 5 0 0 11 11 9 8 0 0 0 0
Spain 286 201 1 1 40 37 14 8 31 23 28 23 13 12 11 7 106 68 33 16 8 5 1 1 0 0
Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden 959 712 192 139 238 175 106 85 93 70 77 60 101 72 102 77 38 22 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 9,120 7,262 974 843 1,100 964 1,190 921 975 760 871 646 918 732 785 588 684 498 635 526 331 269 332 279 325 236
Thailand 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkey 24 17 19 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ukraine 30 22 13 8 8 6 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 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UK 49 36 10 8 11 5 13 10 4 2 3 3 6 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uruguay 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 214 137 39 28 32 15 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 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
55,122 42,516 6866 5445 8208 6693 7521 5697 6654 4908 6598 4677 5474 4266 4320 3332 3624 2715 2520 2133 1490 1266 1276 973 567 410
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Argentina 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 26 20 17 13 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austria 5,064 4,092 518 433 623 519 610 484 668 504 460 355 488 415 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 214 186 24 19
Bahrain 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belarus 4 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium 687 544 77 61 90 84 94 73 102 79 102 75 82 64 52 34 43 32 45 42 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 15 8 1 1 7 3 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2,573 1,639 258 158 495 363 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 81 57 11 1 20 16 12 10 15 12 18 16 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canada 6 3 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chile 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
China 471 380 15 15 163 142 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 676 218 89 43 105 57 57 19 69 12 144 31 98 24 43 14 64 13 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica 4 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatia 8 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cuba 37 34 21 21 16 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Curaçao 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic 212 158 24 16 49 34 53 39 34 23 34 31 18 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark 43 34 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Egypt 83 36 4 3 3 3 5 4 39 8 9 8 0 0 0 0 2 1 21 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Estonia 21 15 1 1 0 0 6 5 4 3 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finland 91 51 5 5 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 1,102 892 188 149 171 137 216 187 167 131 184 150 131 100 43 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 22,366 18,690 2,775 2,386 3,334 2,883 2,813 2,334 2,325 1,901 2,440 2,006 2,224 1,836 1,816 1,517 1,741 1,429 1,164 1,042 795 702 722 500 217 154
Greece 15 13 1 1 0 0 1 1 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hong Kong 17 14 17 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungary 282 206 69 53 36 31 59 47 47 25 40 21 24 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 783 467 118 65 187 110 181 125 156 83 37 11 17 11 67 47 4 0 16 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 370 277 98 69 101 84 72 48 35 28 40 30 23 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2 2 1 1 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latvia 35 24 4 2 15 11 14 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lebanon 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lesotho 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lithuania 15 11 2 2 3 3 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luxembourg 226 161 35 26 79 57 31 25 22 13 33 20 12 9 13 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Macedonia 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malaysia 4,096 2,240 441 181 377 193 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 57 40 0 0 0 0
Mauritius 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 105 39 28 10 21 14 34 10 5 0 5 2 3 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moldova 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Morocco 5 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mozambique 91 64 0 0 63 45 28 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Netherlands 3,201 2,540 332 283 556 489 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 97 93 73 38 20 7 7 0 0
New Zealand 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway 71 54 18 12 38 29 6 5 0 0 6 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oman 3 2 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 33 25 23 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown (PG) 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peru 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Philippines 52 26 27 16 15 8 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 844 707 304 281 112 91 103 81 82 63 81 63 96 76 48 38 11 8 5 4 2 2 0 0 0 0
Romania 205 142 32 25 37 24 14 11 9 8 28 24 26 18 56 31 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russia 54 43 14 12 8 8 10 8 12 7 4 4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 13 7 1 0 10 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serbia 10 6 0 0 0 0 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Singapore 89 51 5 4 14 11 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 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovakia 66 36 30 18 15 10 8 1 1 0 10 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovenia 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Africa 14 6 1 1 1 0 1 1 4 3 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Korea 100 47 21 13 1 1 2 0 8 3 26 4 10 2 12 5 0 0 11 11 9 8 0 0 0 0
Spain 286 201 1 1 40 37 14 8 31 23 28 23 13 12 11 7 106 68 33 16 8 5 1 1 0 0
Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden 959 712 192 139 238 175 106 85 93 70 77 60 101 72 102 77 38 22 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 9,120 7,262 974 843 1,100 964 1,190 921 975 760 871 646 918 732 785 588 684 498 635 526 331 269 332 279 325 236
Thailand 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkey 24 17 19 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ukraine 30 22 13 8 8 6 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 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UK 49 36 10 8 11 5 13 10 4 2 3 3 6 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uruguay 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 214 137 39 28 32 15 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 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
55,122 42,516 6866 5445 8208 6693 7521 5697 6654 4908 6598 4677 5474 4266 4320 3332 3624 2715 2520 2133 1490 1266 1276 973 567 410



Last Update: 2018/11/21