Membership

development
2005-10

Iceland

- 33 %

Beaver Scouts

Total youth
population
Iceland

1.40%

WOSM

Scouts

Bandalag íslenskra skáta

Senior S.
Rovers

WOSM membership 2011

-*.,#

Overall

Overall

#% 

    
           
              
              
          

Cub Scouts

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Scouts

Rank in Europe
(absolute numbers)
1600

700

1400

600

1200

500

1000

400

800

300

600

200

400

100

200
0
2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

'$ 

    
           
              
              
       

Rank in Europe
(markeshare)

800

0

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Rovers

#& 

    
           
              
              
       

Total membership

Membership per age section

Member

!( 

    
           
              
              
       

Venture Scouts

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Rovers

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Scouts

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Venture Scouts

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Cub Scouts 

    
           
              
              
        

  

Cub Scouts

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decrease (in percentage) over
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in real terms, this only meant
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members, which was quickly
recovered in the year after.
This, combined with an increase
in the young population aged
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the absolute difference in mem[^klabiblhgerh_,*L\hnml'

Marketshare percentage per
age sections

Taking all this into account, the
membership situation in Iceland
is very stable.
5.00

4.00

3.00

2.00

1.00

0.00
2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

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of Jgn]joYq
Gh]fMh !, with
more than 2500 young participants from all over Europe
gathering for 10 days of exchanges, discoveries, learning
and fun all around the island.
The event seem to have had a
positive impact on the quality of
the programme for the last age
section in Iceland.

* Starting from 2011 Iceland registers both female and male members to WOSM - this is the most up to date
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