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List of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts members

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Table of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts members

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts recognizes at most one Guiding organization per country. Some countries have several organizations combined as a federation, with different component groups divided on the basis of religions (France, Denmark), ethnic identification (Israel) or language (Belgium).

Regional divisions of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

Africa Region | Arab Region | Asia Pacific Region | Europe Region | Western Hemisphere Region

Country Member organization Membership status Membership (from 2003 or most recent) Year Guiding organization joined WAGGGS Year Guiding was introduced Admits girls/boys
Antigua and Barbuda The Girl Guides Association of Antigua and Barbuda full 718 1984 1931 girls-only
Argentina Asociación Guías Argentinas full 4,894 1958 1915 both
Armenia National Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts of Armenia associate 1,002 2001 1988 girls-only
Aruba Het Arubaanse Padvindsters Gilde associate 185 1993 1941 girls-only
Australia Guides Australia full 30,811 1928 1911 girls-only
Austria Pfadfinder und Pfadfinderinnen Österreichs full 10,508 1957 1914 both
The Bahamas The Bahamas Girl Guides Association full 2,303 1975 1915 both
Bahrain The Girl Guides Association of Bahrain full 1,556 1981 1970 girls-only
Bangladesh Bangladesh Girl Guides Association full 49,975 1973 1928 girls-only
Barbados The Girl Guide Association of Barbados full 3,863 1969 1918 girls-only
Belarus The Association of Belarusian Guides full 1,274 1996 1926 girls-only
Belgium Guidisme et Scoutisme en Belgique full 57,966 1928 1915 both
Belize The Girl Guides Association of Belize full 468 1987 1937 girls-only
Benin Guides du Bénin full 1,533 1963 1954 girls-only
Bolivia Asociación de Guías Scouts de Bolivia full 350 1966 1915 girls-only
Botswana Botswana Girl Guides Association full 2,432 1969 1924 girls-only
Brazil Federação de Bandeirantes do Brasil full 6,201 1930 1919 both
Brunei Girl Guides Association of Brunei Darussalam full 1,623 1996 1951 girls-only
Burkina Faso Association des Guides du Burkina Faso full 12,716 1972 1955 girls-only
Burundi Association des Guides du Burundi associate 5,050 1972 1954 girls-only
Cambodia Girl Guides Association of Cambodia associate 1,048 2002 1940 girls-only
Cameroon Association des Guides du Cameroun associate 3,000 1972 1943 girls-only
Canada Girl Guides of Canada full 149,387 1928 1910 girls-only
Central African Republic Association Nationale des Guides de Centrafrique full 19,497 1963 1952 girls-only
Chad Association des Guides du Tchad associate NA NA NA girls-only
Chile Asociación de Guías y Scouts de Chile full 25,568 1957 1913 both
Republic of China Girl Scouts of Taiwan full 28,105 1963 1919 girls-only
Colombia Asociación de Guías Scouts de Colombia full 627 1954 1936 girls-only
Republic of the Congo Association des Scouts et Guides du Congo associate 1,404 1957/1996 1927 both
Cook Islands The Girl Guides Cook Islands Association associate 1,111 1993 1928 girls-only
Costa Rica Asociación de Guías y Scouts de Costa Rica full 1,799 1946 1922 both
Cyprus Girl Guides Association of Cyprus full 3,476 1962 1912 both
Czech Republic Junák full 20,654 1928/1990 1915 both
Denmark Pigespejdernes Fællesråd Danmark full 22,090 1928 1910 both
Dominica The Girl Guides Association of Dominica associate 376 1987 1930 girls-only
Dominican Republic Asociación de Guías Scouts Dominicanas full 588 1969 1961 girls-only
Ecuador Asociación Nacional de Guías Scouts del Ecuador full 225 1966 1919 girls-only
Egypt Egyptian Federation for Scouts and Girl Guides full 92,000 1931 1913 girls-only
El Salvador Asociación de Muchachas Guías de El Salvador full associate 558 1960 1945 girls-only
Estonia Eesti Gaidide Liit full 776 1928/1993 1919 both
Fiji Fiji Girl Guides Association full 1,829 1981 1924 girls-only
Finland Suomen Partiolaiset full 33,436 1928 1910 both
France Scoutisme Français full 19,884 1928 1921 both
Gambia The Gambia Girl Guides Association full 9,371 1966 1923 girls-only
Georgia Sakartvelos Gogona Skautebis Asociacia 'Dia' associate 925 NA NA girls-only
Germany Ring Deutscher Pfadfinderinnenverbände full 47,523 1950 1912 both
Ghana The Ghana Girl Guides Association full 7,700 1960 1921 girls-only
Greece Soma Hellinidon Odigon full 9,789 1933 1932 both
Grenada The Girl Guides Association of Grenada associate 760 1990 1925 girls-only
Guatemala Asociación Nacional de Muchachas Guías de Guatemala full 980 1957 1934 girls-only
Guinea Association Nationale des Guides de Guinée associate 640 NA NA girls-only
Guyana Guyana Girl Guides Association full 819 1969 1922 girls-only
Haiti Association Nationale des Guides d'Haïti full 782 1946 1942 girls-only
Honduras Asociación Nacional de Muchachas Guías de Honduras full 2,482 1981 1953 both
Hong Kong Hong Kong Girl Guides Association full 44,098 1978 1916 both
Hungary Magyar Cserkészlány Szövetség associate 512 1928/1993 1919 girls-only
Iceland Bandalag Íslenskra Skáta full 2,002 1928 1922 both
India The Bharat Scouts and Guides full 1,170,262 1948 1911 both
Republic of Ireland Council of Irish Guiding Associations full 13,806 1932 1911 girls-only
Israel Hitachdut Hatsofim Ve Hatsofot Be Israel full 11,268 1957 1919 both
Italy Federazione Italiana dello Scautismo full 83,601 1946 1912 both
Côte d'Ivoire Fédération Ivoirienne du Scoutisme Féminin full 4,000 1963 1937 girls-only
Jamaica The Girl Guides Association of Jamaica full 4,912 1963 1915 both
Japan Girl Scouts of Japan full 61,305 1952 1919 girls-only
Jordan Jordanian Association for Boy Scouts and Girl Guides full 9,480 1963 1938 girls-only
Kenya Kenya Girl Guides Association full 120,805 1963 1920 girls-only
Kiribati The Girl Guides Association of Kiribati associate 435 1990 1926 girls-only
South Korea Girl Scouts of Korea full 78,365 1957 1946 both
Kuwait Kuwait Girl Guides Association full 9,715 1966 1957 girls-only
Latvia Latvijas Skautu un Gaidu Centrālā Organizācija full 621 1928/1993 1921 both
Lebanon Fédération Libanaise des Eclaireuses et des Guides full 4,231 1955 1937 girls-only
Lesotho Lesotho Girl Guides Association full 2,750 1978 1925 girls-only
Liberia Liberian Girl Guides Association full 345 1928/1966 1920 girls-only
Libya Public Scout and Girl Guide Movement full 4,766 1966 1958 both
Liechtenstein Pfadfinder und Pfadfinderinnen Liechtensteins full 265 1948 1932 both
Luxembourg Bureau de Liaison des Associations Guides du Luxembourg full 1,991 1928 1915 both
Madagascar Skotisma Zazavavy eto Madagasikara full 24,719 1963 1941 both
Malawi The Malawi Girl Guides Association associate NA NA NA girls-only
Malaysia Persatuan Pandu Puteri Malaysia full 61,718 1960 1916 girls-only
Maldives Maldives Girl Guide Association full 6,029 1994 1962 girls-only
Malta The Malta Girl Guides Association full 1,337 1966 1918 girls-only
Mauritania Association des Scouts et Guides de Mauritanie associate 456 1996 1986 both
Mauritius The Mauritius Girl Guides Association full 1,051 1975 1926 girls-only
Mexico Guías de México full 1,410 1948 1930 girls-only
Monaco Association des Guides et Scouts de Monaco full 23 1960 1929 both
Mongolia Girl Scout Association of Mongolia associate 1,000 2005 1996 girls-only
Namibia The Girl Guides Association of Namibia full 1,124 1993 1923 girls-only
Nepal Nepal Scouts full 11,962 1978 1952 both
the Netherlands Scouting Nederland full 56,998 1928/1981 1911 both
Netherlands Antilles Padvindstersvereniging van de Nederlandse Antillen full 461 1978 1930 girls-only
New Zealand Guides New Zealand full 20,562 1928 1908 girls-only
Nicaragua Federación Nacional de Muchachas Guías de Nicaragua associate 86 1981 1940 girls-only
Nigeria The Nigerian Girl Guides Association full 100,198 1960 1919 girls-only
Norway Speidernes Fellesorganisasjon full 14,273 1928 1912 both
Oman The National Organisation for Scouts and Guides full 9,965 1987 1972 both
Pakistan Pakistan Girl Guides Association full 71,478 1948 1911 girls-only
Panama Asociación de Muchachas Guías de Panamá full 751 1952 1950 girls-only
Papua New Guinea Girl Guides Association of Papua New Guinea full 1,226 1978 1927 girls-only
Paraguay Asociación Guías Scouts del Paraguay full 445 1966 1923 both
Peru Asociación Nacional de Guías Scouts del Perú full 4,178 1960 1916 both
Philippines Girl Scouts of the Philippines full 671,267 1946 1919 girls-only
Poland Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego full 86,591 1928/1996 1910 both
Portugal Associação Guias de Portugal full 3,291 1963 1919 girls-only
Qatar The Scout and Guide Association of Qatar full 1,916 NA NA both
Romania Asociaţia Ghidelor şi Ghizilor din România full 627 1993 1928 both
Russia Rossiskaya Assotsiatsia Devochek-Skautov associate 1,158 1999 1910 girls-only
Rwanda Association des Guides du Rwanda full 9,807 1981 1962 girls-only
Samoa Samoa Girl Guides Association associate 186 1996 1952 girls-only
Saint Kitts and Nevis The Girl Guides Association of Saint Christopher and Nevis associate 436 1993 1931 girls-only
Saint Lucia Girl Guides Association of Saint Lucia full 2,181 1984 1925 girls-only
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Girl Guides Association of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines full 1,162 1984 1914 girls-only
San Marino Associazione Guide Esploratori Cattolici Sammarinesi associate 113 1993 1973 both
Senegal Association des Scouts et Guides du Sénégal full 4,093 1981 1953 both
Sierra Leone The Sierra Leone Girl Guides Association full 3,330 1963 1924 girls-only
Singapore Girl Guides Singapore full 12,340 1966 1917 girls-only
Slovakia Slovenský skauting full 3,210 1928/1990 1919 both
Slovenia Združenje slovenskih katoliških skavtinj in skavtov full 3,868 1928/1996 1922 both
Solomon Islands The Girl Guides Association of the Solomon Islands associate 569 1987 1949 girls-only
South Africa The Girl Guides Association of South Africa full 20,466 1928 1910 girls-only
Spain Comité de Enlace del Guidismo en España full 7154 1959 1929 both
Sri Lanka The Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association full 23,133 1951 1917 girls-only
Sudan The Sudan Girl Guides Association full 35,000 1957 1928 girls-only
Suriname Surinaamse Padvindsters Raad associate 502 1972 1947 girls-only
Swaziland The Swaziland Girl Guides Association associate 1,010 1969 1924 girls-only
Sweden Svenska Scoutrådet full 51,718 1928 1910 both
Switzerland Swiss Guide and Scout Movement full 20,702 1928 1913 both
Tanzania The Tanzania Girl Guides Association full 17,233 1963 1928 girls-only
Thailand The Girl Guides Association of Thailand full 28,030 1963 1957 both
Togo Association des Guides du Togo full 2,495 1963 1942 girls-only
Tonga The Girl Guides Association of the Kingdom of Tonga associate 204 1987 1952 girls-only
Trinidad and Tobago The Girl Guides Association of Trinidad and Tobago full 3,065 1963 1914 girls-only
Tunisia Les Scouts Tunisiens full 8,582 1996 1934 both
Turkey Türkiye İzcilik Federasyonu full 5,385 1972 1923 both
Uganda The Uganda Girl Guides Association full 15,765 1963 1914 girls-only
Ukraine Asotsiatsiya Haydov Ukrayiny associate 1,000 1999 1911/1992 girls-only
United Arab Emirates Girl Guides Association of the United Arab Emirates full 5,640 1984 1973 girls-only
United Kingdom Girlguiding UK full 555,420 1928 1909 girls-only
United States of America Girl Scouts of the USA full 3,854,202 1928 1912 girls-only
Uruguay Asociación Guías Scout del Uruguay associate 66 1966 1924 both
Vanuatu Vanuatu Girl Guides Association associate 178 1990 1955 girls-only
Venezuela Asociación de Guías Scouts de Venezuela full 996 1960 1958 girls-only
Yemen Yemen Republic Girl Guides Association full 13,472 1990 1962 girls-only
Zambia Girl Guides Association of Zambia full 11,000 1966 1924 girls-only
Zimbabwe Girl Guides Association of Zimbabwe full 15,267 1969 1912 girls-only

Non-sovereign territories with independent WAGGGS member organizations

Sovereign countries with Guiding run by another sovereign state

Girl Scouts of the USA

  • Federated States of Micronesia - run by the Girl Scouts of the USA
  • Marshall Islands - run by the Girl Scouts of the USA
  • Palau - run by the Girl Scouts of the USA

Non-sovereign territories with Guiding run by a sovereign state

Denmark

France

Guiding in the following areas is run by different French Scout associations:

United Kingdom

United States

The following areas are administered by the Girl Scouts of the USA:

Countries working towards WAGGGS membership

"Working towards WAGGGS membership" is an official status by WAGGGS acknowledging the development of an association. As of 2005, six countries have this status:

Countries with Guiding organizations, work towards recognition unclear

Former members of WAGGGS

See also

References

  • World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, World Bureau (1997), Trefoil Round the World. Eleventh Edition 1997. ISBN 0-900827-75-0

External links