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Worldwide growth of CPRE FL

Since 2007, more than 48,000 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
* * 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 9 7 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austria 4,567 3,679 21 20 623 519 610 484 668 504 460 355 488 415 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 214 186 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 613 486 3 3 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 2,315 1,481 0 0 495 363 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 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 599 183 12 8 105 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 86 46 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 917 747 14 13 166 133 212 184 166 130 184 150 130 99 43 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 19,808 16,493 226 195 3,333 2,882 2,805 2,329 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 666 401 2 0 187 110 181 125 156 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 206 151 2 0 85 70 61 38 27 22 15 10 15 10 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 31 22 0 0 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 185 131 1 1 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 2,887 2,273 18 16 556 489 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 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 52 40 0 0 38 29 5 4 0 0 6 4 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 495 393 8 8 88 72 95 75 79 61 77 60 88 69 44 35 7 6 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 30 23 2 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 37 18 1 0 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 711 531 21 18 220 161 85 67 87 66 75 58 92 65 85 64 34 20 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 8,276 6,525 132 108 1,100 964 1,189 920 975 760 871 646 918 732 785 588 683 497 635 526 331 269 332 279 325 236
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 39 28 0 0 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 176 109 1 0 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
48,621 37,328 607 450 8136 6634 7456 5645 6636 4895 6567 4651 5447 4243 4299 3316 3615 2710 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 9 7 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austria 4,567 3,679 21 20 623 519 610 484 668 504 460 355 488 415 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 214 186 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 613 486 3 3 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 2,315 1,481 0 0 495 363 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 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 599 183 12 8 105 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 86 46 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 917 747 14 13 166 133 212 184 166 130 184 150 130 99 43 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 19,808 16,493 226 195 3,333 2,882 2,805 2,329 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 666 401 2 0 187 110 181 125 156 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 206 151 2 0 85 70 61 38 27 22 15 10 15 10 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 31 22 0 0 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 185 131 1 1 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 2,887 2,273 18 16 556 489 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 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 52 40 0 0 38 29 5 4 0 0 6 4 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 495 393 8 8 88 72 95 75 79 61 77 60 88 69 44 35 7 6 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 30 23 2 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 37 18 1 0 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 711 531 21 18 220 161 85 67 87 66 75 58 92 65 85 64 34 20 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 8,276 6,525 132 108 1,100 964 1,189 920 975 760 871 646 918 732 785 588 683 497 635 526 331 269 332 279 325 236
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 39 28 0 0 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 176 109 1 0 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
48,621 37,328 607 450 8136 6634 7456 5645 6636 4895 6567 4651 5447 4243 4299 3316 3615 2710 2520 2133 1492 1267 1276 973 567 410



Last Update: 2018/02/13