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Worldwide growth of CPRE FL

Since 2007, more than 50,000 professionals in 75 countries have done the CPRE Foundation Level examination**.
Over 39,000 are now certified Requirement Engineers!
The following diagram shows the trend:

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* 2018 only January to April
* * 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 4,812 3,882 266 223 623 519 610 484 668 504 460 355 488 415 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 214 186 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 633 500 23 17 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 2,389 1,496 74 15 495 363 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 73 57 3 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 470 379 14 14 163 142 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 633 199 46 24 105 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 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 190 144 2 2 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 82 35 3 2 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 90 50 4 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 975 793 61 50 171 137 216 187 167 131 184 150 131 100 43 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 20,608 17,163 1,017 859 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 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
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 697 423 33 22 187 110 181 125 156 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 311 236 39 28 101 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 34 24 3 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 210 153 20 19 78 56 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 3,825 2,130 170 71 377 193 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 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 93 34 16 5 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
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 3,016 2,383 147 126 556 489 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 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 60 47 7 5 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 39 18 14 8 15 8 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 615 498 72 70 115 93 105 83 85 65 83 65 91 72 46 36 9 7 5 4 4 3 0 0 0 0
Romania 188 131 15 14 37 24 14 11 9 8 28 24 26 18 56 31 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russia 47 37 7 6 8 8 10 8 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 57 33 21 15 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 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 807 601 57 41 234 172 104 83 91 68 77 60 99 71 97 73 36 21 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 8,533 6,746 387 328 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 23 18 6 4 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 41 30 2 2 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
50,625 38,953 2562 2006 8174 6676 7486 5678 6638 4898 6586 4669 5450 4248 4294 3312 3606 2706 2508 2121 1475 1255 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 4,812 3,882 266 223 623 519 610 484 668 504 460 355 488 415 479 384 450 357 305 235 225 201 214 186 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 633 500 23 17 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 2,389 1,496 74 15 495 363 563 389 418 221 373 229 271 170 167 93 0 0 28 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 73 57 3 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 470 379 14 14 163 142 88 69 109 76 64 48 10 9 21 20 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 633 199 46 24 105 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 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 190 144 2 2 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 82 35 3 2 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 90 50 4 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 26 20 5 3 53 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 975 793 61 50 171 137 216 187 167 131 184 150 131 100 43 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Germany 20,608 17,163 1,017 859 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 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
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 697 423 33 22 187 110 181 125 156 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 311 236 39 28 101 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 34 24 3 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 210 153 20 19 78 56 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 3,825 2,130 170 71 377 193 500 190 618 406 974 440 474 336 293 204 225 131 137 119 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 93 34 16 5 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
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 3,016 2,383 147 126 556 489 526 426 540 409 423 310 317 248 231 178 138 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 60 47 7 5 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 39 18 14 8 15 8 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 615 498 72 70 115 93 105 83 85 65 83 65 91 72 46 36 9 7 5 4 4 3 0 0 0 0
Romania 188 131 15 14 37 24 14 11 9 8 28 24 26 18 56 31 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russia 47 37 7 6 8 8 10 8 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 57 33 21 15 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 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 807 601 57 41 234 172 104 83 91 68 77 60 99 71 97 73 36 21 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 8,533 6,746 387 328 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 23 18 6 4 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 41 30 2 2 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
50,625 38,953 2562 2006 8174 6676 7486 5678 6638 4898 6586 4669 5450 4248 4294 3312 3606 2706 2508 2121 1475 1255 1276 973 567 410



Last Update: 2018/05/17