OSMF updates/2021-08/Membership statistics

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Membership statistics as of September 11th, 2021

2044 members (natural persons):

* Normal members provide their full residential address and can vote on all issues. They can also be candidates in the election to Board.
*Associate members provide just their country of residence and can vote - but not on all issues. More information here.

Regional distribution of OSMF Normal and Associate memberships (including active contributor memberships)

  • 1191 - Europe and Central Asia. 39% via the active contributor membership program.
  • 546 - America South, Central, North and Caribbean. 25% via the active contributor membership program.
  • 193 - Asia-Pacific. More than 50% via the active contributor membership program.
  • 91 - Africa West, East, Central and Southern. More than 50% via the active contributor membership program.
  • 20 - Middle East and North Africa. More than 50% via the active contributor membership program.

Regions as defined by our membership managing software, CiviCRM.

Members per Country

OSMF Normal and Associate memberships (including active contributor memberships)

  • 444 - United States
  • 321 - Germany
  • 153 - United Kingdom
  • 143 - France
  • 73 - Italy
  • 47 - Poland
  • 45 - Spain
  • 45 - India
  • 43 - Netherlands
  • 42 - Switzerland
  • 40 - Canada
  • 38 - Belgium
  • 35 - Austria
  • 34 - Norway
  • 31 - Australia
  • 26 - Russian Federation
  • 24 - Ukraine
  • 24 - Brazil
  • 19 - Japan
  • 18 - Uganda
  • 18 - Portugal
  • 17 - Nepal
  • 17 - Serbia
  • 16 - Sweden
  • 16 - Philippines
  • 15 - Bangladesh
  • 13 - Ireland
  • 11 - Taiwan
  • 10 - Belarus
  • 10 - Nigeria
  • 9 - Finland
  • 9 - Denmark
  • 9 - Argentina
  • 9 - Ghana
  • 8 - Turkey
  • 8 - New Zealand
  • 8 - Luxembourg
  • 8 - Islamic Republic of Iran
  • 8 - Cameroon
  • 7 - Chile
  • 7 - Thailand
  • 7 - Kosovo
  • 6 - Hungary
  • 6 - Mexico
  • 5 - Bolivia
  • 5 - Indonesia
  • 5 - Mali
  • 5 - Czech Republic
  • 5 - China
  • 5 - Croatia
  • 5 - Greece
  • 5 - Estonia

Less than 5 members:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Belize, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Chad, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Curaçao, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Niger, North Macedonia, Panama, Peru, Republic of Korea, Republic Of The Congo, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Southern Sudan, Sri Lanka, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Togo, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Republic of Tanzania, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia.

Country names as defined by our membership managing software, CiviCRM.

Statistics page by the Membership Working Group

The Membership Working Group has manually added statistics per 1st of month and graphs at https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Membership/Statistics

Become a member of the OpenStreetMap Foundation

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If you are an active OpenStreetMap contributor (with at least 42 mapping days in the last year or other contributions) you should have a voice in the OpenStreetMap Foundation, which is supporting the project, and be able to vote for the board members of your choice. There is now an easier and costless way to become an OpenStreetMap Foundation member: the Membership Working Group has launched the active contributor membership program, where you can easily apply to become an Associate member of the Foundation and there is no need to pay the membership fee.


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Information on voting for the 2021 board election

Please note that new members who join from 2021-09-12 to 2021-12-11 (annual general meeting of OSMF) are not eligible to vote at the 2021 board election, according to our Articles of Association. They can attend the annual general meeting and public board meetings and participate in discussions on osmf-talk, the mailing list for osmf-members (archive). They will be eligible to vote at the 2022 board elections, once they renew their memberships, if needed. Thanks for understanding.