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United States Scouting Stats

Definitions

  • Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Genders admitted both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing 2014
Members 2.99 million 2012 3rd out of 160
Members per thousand people 9.52 2012 14th out of 158
Membership > Guiding introduced 1912 1912
Membership > Scouting introduced 1910 1910

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of World Organization of the Scout Movement members (Table of World Organization of the Scout Movement members); "WOSM MEMBERSHIP as at 31st December 2012". World Organization of the Scout Movement. August 2013.; Wikipedia: List of World Organization of the Scout Movement members (Table of World Organization of the Scout Movement members) ("WOSM MEMBERSHIP as at 31st December 2012" . World Organization of the Scout Movement . Retrieved 2014-03-03 .). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: Scouting

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