At least 12% of people on earth is a cooperator of any of the 3 million cooperatives on earth. Cooperatives provide jobs or work opportunities to 10% of the employed population, and the three hundred largest cooperatives or mutuals generate 2,034.98 billion USD in turnover while providing the services and infrastructure society needs to thrive (World Cooperative Monitor).

Cooperatives are not a marginal phenomenon

More than 12% of humanity is part of any of the 3 million cooperatives in the world!

The largest 300 cooperatives and mutuals report a total turnover of 2,034.98 billion USD, according to the World Cooperative Monitor (2019).

Cooperatives contribute to the sustainable economic growth and stable, quality employment, employing 280 million people across the globe, in other words, 10% of the world’s employed population.