Key figures

According to the most recent data provided by the International organisation of industrial and service cooperatives (CICOPA) in 2017, the total number of worker cooperatives across the world today is 253,274 and the total number of social cooperatives across the world is 16,746. Only in Europe, there are 74,532 cooperatives in industry and services (worker cooperatives, social cooperatives and cooperatives of self-employed producers) providing jobs to more than 2.5 million people).