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Worldwide growth of CPRE FL

Since 2007, more than 31,500 professionals in 70 countries have passed the CPRE Foundation Level examination.
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* 2017 January to May 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 4,184 3,361 264 224 609 483 668 504 460 355 487 414 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 213 185 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 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium 538 416 21 19 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 1,978 1,245 158 127 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 61 47 11 7 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 319 247 26 24 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 543 162 62 45 56 18 69 12 144 31 98 24 43 14 64 13 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica 3 2 1 1 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
Cuba 16 13 16 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic 148 116 9 8 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 77 31 1 1 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 449 360 35 31 103 93 84 61 123 98 69 48 33 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 17,315 14,355 1,272 1,112 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 205 147 28 25 59 47 47 25 40 21 24 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 583 355 106 64 181 125 156 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 53 29 4 4 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 24 16 8 5 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 118 82 16 12 22 18 22 13 33 20 12 9 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown (MK) 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malaysia 3,414 1,942 136 76 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 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 62 21 6 6 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 2,518 1,947 205 179 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 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 25 10 15 8 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 153 105 17 12 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 75 39 5 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 271 187 27 25 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 288 195 23 17 39 29 60 42 43 31 46 27 42 28 28 14 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 7,457 5,813 417 363 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 10 9 1 1 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 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 160 101 17 7 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
41,590 31,680 2921 2431 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 4,184 3,361 264 224 609 483 668 504 460 355 487 414 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 213 185 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 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium 538 416 21 19 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 1,978 1,245 158 127 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 61 47 11 7 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 319 247 26 24 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 543 162 62 45 56 18 69 12 144 31 98 24 43 14 64 13 1 0 6 5 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica 3 2 1 1 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
Cuba 16 13 16 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic 148 116 9 8 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 77 31 1 1 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 449 360 35 31 103 93 84 61 123 98 69 48 33 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 17,315 14,355 1,272 1,112 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 205 147 28 25 59 47 47 25 40 21 24 22 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 583 355 106 64 181 125 156 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 53 29 4 4 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 24 16 8 5 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 118 82 16 12 22 18 22 13 33 20 12 9 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown (MK) 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malaysia 3,414 1,942 136 76 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 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 62 21 6 6 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 2,518 1,947 205 179 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 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 25 10 15 8 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 153 105 17 12 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 75 39 5 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 271 187 27 25 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 288 195 23 17 39 29 60 42 43 31 46 27 42 28 28 14 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 7,457 5,813 417 363 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 10 9 1 1 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 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 160 101 17 7 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
41,590 31,680 2921 2431 7093 5348 6401 4700 6358 4481 5240 4074 4176 3215 3592 2688 2494 2111 1481 1258 1264 963 567 410



Last Update: 2017/06/26