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Worldwide growth of CPRE FL

Since 2007, more than 49,000 professionals in 73 countries have done the CPRE Foundation Level examination**.
Over 37,000 are now certified Requirement Engineers!
The following diagram shows the trend:

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* 2018 only January and February
* * These 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 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 10 7 1 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austria 4,645 3,743 99 84 623 519 610 484 668 504 460 355 488 415 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 214 186 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 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium 616 489 6 6 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 14 7 0 0 7 3 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2,375 1,495 60 14 495 363 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 70 56 0 0 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 456 365 0 0 163 142 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 624 196 37 21 105 57 57 19 69 12 144 31 98 24 43 14 64 13 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica 3 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatia 7 5 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cuba 16 13 0 0 16 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic 188 142 0 0 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 80 34 1 1 3 3 5 4 39 8 9 8 0 0 0 0 2 1 21 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Estonia 20 14 0 0 0 0 6 5 4 3 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finland 89 49 3 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 928 756 14 13 171 137 216 187 167 131 184 150 131 100 43 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 20,076 16,712 485 408 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 14 12 0 0 0 0 1 1 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungary 213 153 0 0 36 31 59 47 47 25 40 21 24 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 693 420 29 19 187 110 181 125 156 83 37 11 16 10 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 228 168 2 0 96 79 61 38 27 22 21 14 20 14 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 33 24 2 2 15 11 14 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lebanon 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lesotho 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lithuania 13 9 0 0 3 3 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luxembourg 186 132 2 2 73 52 30 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 3,775 2,096 120 37 377 193 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 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 77 29 0 0 21 14 34 10 5 0 5 2 3 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown (MD) 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
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 2,933 2,312 64 55 556 489 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 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 53 42 0 0 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
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 25 10 0 0 15 8 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 556 443 20 20 115 93 103 82 82 63 83 65 89 70 46 36 9 7 5 4 4 3 0 0 0 0
Romania 187 131 14 14 37 24 14 11 9 8 28 24 26 18 56 31 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russia 31 23 3 2 6 6 0 0 12 7 4 4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 12 7 0 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 84 47 0 0 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 38 19 2 1 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 13 5 0 0 1 0 1 1 4 3 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Korea 81 35 2 1 1 1 2 0 8 3 26 4 10 2 12 5 0 0 11 11 9 8 0 0 0 0
Spain 285 200 0 0 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 786 588 36 28 234 172 104 83 91 68 77 60 99 71 97 73 36 21 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 8,358 6,595 212 177 1,100 964 1,190 921 975 759 871 646 918 732 785 588 684 498 635 526 331 269 332 279 325 236
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 5 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ukraine 20 17 3 3 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 40 29 1 1 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 178 110 3 1 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
49,392 37,913 1224 915 8194 6680 7497 5678 6644 4899 6581 4663 5461 4255 4313 3326 3620 2713 2520 2133 1492 1267 1276 973 567 410
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Argentina 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 10 7 1 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austria 4,645 3,743 99 84 623 519 610 484 668 504 460 355 488 415 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 214 186 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 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium 616 489 6 6 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 14 7 0 0 7 3 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2,375 1,495 60 14 495 363 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 70 56 0 0 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 456 365 0 0 163 142 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 624 196 37 21 105 57 57 19 69 12 144 31 98 24 43 14 64 13 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica 3 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatia 7 5 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cuba 16 13 0 0 16 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic 188 142 0 0 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 80 34 1 1 3 3 5 4 39 8 9 8 0 0 0 0 2 1 21 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Estonia 20 14 0 0 0 0 6 5 4 3 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finland 89 49 3 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 928 756 14 13 171 137 216 187 167 131 184 150 131 100 43 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 20,076 16,712 485 408 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 14 12 0 0 0 0 1 1 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungary 213 153 0 0 36 31 59 47 47 25 40 21 24 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 693 420 29 19 187 110 181 125 156 83 37 11 16 10 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 228 168 2 0 96 79 61 38 27 22 21 14 20 14 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 33 24 2 2 15 11 14 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lebanon 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lesotho 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lithuania 13 9 0 0 3 3 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luxembourg 186 132 2 2 73 52 30 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 3,775 2,096 120 37 377 193 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 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 77 29 0 0 21 14 34 10 5 0 5 2 3 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown (MD) 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
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 2,933 2,312 64 55 556 489 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 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 53 42 0 0 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
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 25 10 0 0 15 8 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 556 443 20 20 115 93 103 82 82 63 83 65 89 70 46 36 9 7 5 4 4 3 0 0 0 0
Romania 187 131 14 14 37 24 14 11 9 8 28 24 26 18 56 31 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russia 31 23 3 2 6 6 0 0 12 7 4 4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 12 7 0 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 84 47 0 0 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 38 19 2 1 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 13 5 0 0 1 0 1 1 4 3 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Korea 81 35 2 1 1 1 2 0 8 3 26 4 10 2 12 5 0 0 11 11 9 8 0 0 0 0
Spain 285 200 0 0 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 786 588 36 28 234 172 104 83 91 68 77 60 99 71 97 73 36 21 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 8,358 6,595 212 177 1,100 964 1,190 921 975 759 871 646 918 732 785 588 684 498 635 526 331 269 332 279 325 236
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 5 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ukraine 20 17 3 3 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 40 29 1 1 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 178 110 3 1 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
49,392 37,913 1224 915 8194 6680 7497 5678 6644 4899 6581 4663 5461 4255 4313 3326 3620 2713 2520 2133 1492 1267 1276 973 567 410



Last Update: 2018/04/03