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Comparative Evaluation of Different Types of International Organization (Part #5)


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In Table 2 is reproduced a list of NGOs in order of mass membership or individuals represented indirectly, via national bodies..

Table 2: NGOs in order of mass membership

Organization

membership in millions

countries

   

International Social Security

500.0

91

International Cooperative Alliance

255.5

61

League of Red Cross Societies

225.0

115

World Federation of Trade Unions

155.0

53

World Federation of Democratic Youth

101.0

115

Socialist International

73.4

48

Lutheran World Federation

53.2

52

International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

48.4

91

World of Credit Unions

38.0

39

International Touring Alliance

30.0

85

Baptist World Alliance

26.0

72

International Automobile Federation

23.0

79

International Amateur Basketball Federation

20.0

132

World Veterans Federation

20.0

49

World Methodist Council

118.8

78

Boy Scouts World Bureau

12.0

102

General Federation of Women's Clubs

11.0

49

Would Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

6.1

87

International Association of Crafts and Small and Medium- Sized Enterprises

6.0

22

Associated Country Women of the World

6.0

66

World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession

5.0

85

International Federation of Resistance Movements

3.0

20

International Federation of Photographic Art

2.5

66

General Conference of Seventh Day Adventists

2.0

187

African Trade Union Confederation

2.0

30

International Council of Social Democratic Women

2.0

33

In Table 3 some NGOs are listed in order of the number of countries represented.

Table 3. NGOs in order of countries represented
(organization / countries / members)

  • Baha'iinternational Community 319
  • Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society 207 1,600,000
  • General Confederation of Seventh Day Adventists 187 2,000,000
  • Rotary International 149 707,500
  • Lions International 147 960,000
  • International Amateur Athletic Fed 142 --
  • International Fed of Association Football 140
  • Society for International Development 135 --
  • International Amateur Basketball Fed 132 20,000,000
  • International Olympic Committee 131 --
  • World Peace Through Law Center 128 5,000
  • International Hotelassociation 123 --
  • International Amateur Boxing Assn 115 --
  • League of Red Cross Societies 115 225,000,000
  • World Federation of Democratic Youth 115 101,000,000
  • International Criminal Police Org 111 --
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul 107 608,000
  • International Air Transport Assn. 106 --
  • Boy Scouts World Bureau 102 12,000,000
  • International Volleyball Federation 102 --
  • InternationalAssn of Universities 101 --

In Table 4 some NGOs are listed in order of their budget (or funds handled).

Table 4. NGOs in order of budget
(organization / budget / members )

  • General Conference of Seventh-Day
  • Adventists $211,000,000 2,000,000
  • Lions International 10,000,000 966,000
  • International Air Transport Assn 3,000.000
  • League of Red Cross Societies 1,100,000 225,000,000
  • Junior Chamber International 890,000 --
  • International Recreation Assn 872,000 --
  • The Criminal Police Organization 850,000 --
  • International Road Federation 750,000 --
  • Int. Union for Conservationof Nature and Natural Resources 730.000 --
  • Int Chamber of Commerce 580,000 --
  • International union against Cancer 590.000 --
  • World Peace Through Law Center 550,000 5,000
  • International Cooperative Alliance 360,000 53,200,000
  • Lutheran World Federation 332,000 53,200,000
  • World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession 300,000 5,000,000
  • International assn of universities 285,000 --
  • International Hotel Association 220,000 --
  • Baptist World Alliance 200,000 26,000,000
  • Society for InternationalDevelopment '20,000 --
  • Studies and Expansion Society 90,000 --
  • World Fed Of United Nations Assns 80.000 --
  • Universal Esperanto Association 777,000 33,500
  • International Amateur Basketball Fed 50,000 20,000,000
  • International Amateur Wrestling Fed 25,000 --
  • Int Catholic Assnfor Radio and TV 23,000 --

Table 5: Overall ranking of leading NGOs (mass membership, no. of countries represented, and budget)

Table 5. Overall Ranking of Loading NGOs
(organization / mass membership / countries represented / budget)

  • Baha'i International Community - 319
  • International Amateur Athletic Federation - 142
  • League of Red Cross Societies 225,000,000 115 $1,100,000
  • International Federation of Association Football - 140 _
  • World Federation of Democratic Youth 101,000,000 115
  • General Conference of Seventh Day Adventists 2,000,000 - $211,000,000
  • International Air Transport Association - 106 $ 3,000,000
  • International Olympic Committee _ 131
  • International Criminal Police Organization - 111 $ 850,000
  • Lions International 968,000 147 $ 10,000,000
  • Society for International Development 135 $120,000
  • International Social Security Association 500,000,000 91
  • Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society 1,600,000 207
  • International Hotel Association 123 S 220,000
  • International Amateur Basketball Federation 20,000,000 132 3 50,000
  • Boy Scouts World Bureau 12,000,000 102
  • International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 48,400,000 91
  • International Association of Universities 101 $ 285,000

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