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Worldwide growth of CPRE FL

Since 2007, more than 30,000 professionals in 68 countries have passed the CPRE Foundation Level examination.
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* 2017 January to March only

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 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 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austria 4,047 3,241 127 104 609 483 668 504 460 355 487 414 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 213 185 24 19
Bahrain 1 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium 535 413 18 16 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 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1,906 1,189 86 71 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 51 40 1 0 12 10 15 12 18 16 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canada 4 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
China 304 234 11 11 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 527 151 46 34 56 18 69 12 144 31 98 24 43 14 64 13 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatia 6 4 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic 139 108 0 0 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 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 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Egypt 76 30 0 0 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 6 5 4 3 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finland 85 45 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 437 350 23 21 103 93 84 61 123 98 69 48 33 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 16,760 13,875 717 632 2,739 2,274 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 0 0 1 1 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungary 196 138 19 16 59 47 47 25 40 21 24 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 578 352 101 61 181 125 156 83 37 11 16 10 67 47 4 0 16 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 52 28 3 3 25 10 8 6 8 4 7 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 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 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latvia 20 15 4 4 14 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lesotho 2 2 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 0 0 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luxembourg 105 73 3 3 22 18 22 13 33 20 12 9 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malaysia 3,369 1,908 91 42 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 57 40 0 0 0 0
Mauritius 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 56 15 0 0 34 10 5 0 5 2 3 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mozambique 28 19 0 0 28 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Netherlands 2,458 1,900 145 132 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 97 93 73 38 20 7 7 0 0
New Zealand 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway 6 5 3 3 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 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 33 25 23 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peru 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Philippines 10 2 0 0 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 32 25 5 4 1 1 8 5 2 2 15 12 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Romania 152 104 16 11 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 0 0 12 7 4 4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 4 2 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 0 0 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Singapore 74 39 4 3 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 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovakia 21 8 0 0 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 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Africa 12 5 0 0 1 1 4 3 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Korea 78 33 0 0 2 0 8 3 26 4 10 2 12 5 0 0 11 11 9 8 0 0 0 0
Spain 269 185 25 23 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 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 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden 269 181 4 3 39 29 60 42 43 31 46 27 42 28 28 14 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 7,331 5,695 291 245 1,189 920 974 759 871 646 918 732 782 586 683 497 635 526 331 269 332 279 325 236
Thailand 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkey 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ukraine 9 8 0 0 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 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UK 28 23 0 0 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 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 157 100 14 6 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 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40,429 30,699 1760 1450 7093 5348 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 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 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austria 4,047 3,241 127 104 609 483 668 504 460 355 487 414 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 213 185 24 19
Bahrain 1 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium 535 413 18 16 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 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1,906 1,189 86 71 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 51 40 1 0 12 10 15 12 18 16 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canada 4 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
China 304 234 11 11 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 527 151 46 34 56 18 69 12 144 31 98 24 43 14 64 13 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Croatia 6 4 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic 139 108 0 0 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 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 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Egypt 76 30 0 0 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 6 5 4 3 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finland 85 45 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 437 350 23 21 103 93 84 61 123 98 69 48 33 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 16,760 13,875 717 632 2,739 2,274 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 0 0 1 1 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungary 196 138 19 16 59 47 47 25 40 21 24 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 578 352 101 61 181 125 156 83 37 11 16 10 67 47 4 0 16 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 52 28 3 3 25 10 8 6 8 4 7 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 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 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latvia 20 15 4 4 14 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lesotho 2 2 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 0 0 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luxembourg 105 73 3 3 22 18 22 13 33 20 12 9 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malaysia 3,369 1,908 91 42 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 57 40 0 0 0 0
Mauritius 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 56 15 0 0 34 10 5 0 5 2 3 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mozambique 28 19 0 0 28 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Netherlands 2,458 1,900 145 132 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 97 93 73 38 20 7 7 0 0
New Zealand 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Norway 6 5 3 3 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 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 33 25 23 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peru 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Philippines 10 2 0 0 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 32 25 5 4 1 1 8 5 2 2 15 12 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Romania 152 104 16 11 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 0 0 12 7 4 4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 4 2 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 0 0 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Singapore 74 39 4 3 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 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovakia 21 8 0 0 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 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Africa 12 5 0 0 1 1 4 3 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Korea 78 33 0 0 2 0 8 3 26 4 10 2 12 5 0 0 11 11 9 8 0 0 0 0
Spain 269 185 25 23 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 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 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden 269 181 4 3 39 29 60 42 43 31 46 27 42 28 28 14 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 7,331 5,695 291 245 1,189 920 974 759 871 646 918 732 782 586 683 497 635 526 331 269 332 279 325 236
Thailand 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkey 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ukraine 9 8 0 0 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 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UK 28 23 0 0 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 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 157 100 14 6 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 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40,429 30,699 1760 1450 7093 5348 6401 4700 6358 4481 5240 4074 4176 3215 3592 2688 2494 2111 1481 1258 1264 963 567 410



Last Update: 2017/04/13