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How many Scouts are there in the world?

Between 25 and 40 million. This is not totally accurate due to the inability of many countries to complete an accurate census.

The World Scout Bureau estimate at 28 Million.

Please also see FS260010 World Scouting, which lists numbers in each country.


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