List of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts members

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This is a list of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts members.

Table of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts members[edit]

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).

Country Member organization Membership status Membership (from 2012 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 662 1984 1931 girls-only
Argentina Asociación Guías Argentinas full 4,826 1958 1915 girls-only
Armenia National Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts of Armenia full 1,065 2001 1988 girls-only
Aruba Het Arubaanse Padvindsters Gilde associate 304 1993 1941 girls-only
Australia Girl Guides Australia full 25,077 1928 1911 girls-only
Austria Pfadfinder und Pfadfinderinnen Österreichs full 9,983 1957 1914 both
Bahamas The Bahamas Girl Guides Association full 2,351 1975 1915 girls-only
Bahrain The Girl Guides Association of Bahrain full 2,647 1981 1970 girls-only
Bangladesh Bangladesh Girl Guides Association full 93,323 1973 1928 girls-only
Barbados The Girl Guide Association of Barbados full 2,668 1969 1918 girls-only
Belarus The Association of Belarusian Guides full 1,224 1996 1926 girls-only
Belgium Guides and Scouts Movement of Belgium full 56,879 1928 1915 both
Belize The Girl Guides Association of Belize full 532 1987 1937 girls-only
Benin Guides du Bénin full 2,306 1963 1954 girls-only
Bolivia Asociación de Guías Scouts de Bolivia full 221 1966 1915 girls-only
Botswana Botswana Girl Guides Association full 9,825 1969 1924 girls-only
Brazil Federação de Bandeirantes do Brasil full 10,789 1930 1919 both
Brunei Girl Guides Association of Brunei Darussalam full 1,677 1996 1951 girls-only
Burkina Faso Association des Guides du Burkina Faso full 16,333 1972 1955 girls-only
Burundi Association des Guides du Burundi full 19,929 1972 1954 girls-only
Cambodia Girl Guides Association of Cambodia full 4,551 2002 1940 girls-only
Cameroon Association des Guides du Cameroun full 5,350 1972 1943 girls-only
Canada Girl Guides of Canada full 92,000 1928 1910 girls-only
Central African Republic Association Nationale des Guides de Centrafrique full 7,125 1963 1952 girls-only
Chad Association des Guides du Tchad full 7,112 NA 1957 girls-only
Chile Asociación de Guías y Scouts de Chile full 19,337 1957 1913 both
Republic of China Girl Scouts of Taiwan full 17,436 1963 1919 girls-only
Colombia Asociación de Guías Scouts de Colombia full 291 1954 1936 girls-only
Democratic Republic of the Congo Guides de la République Démocratique du Congo full 13,958 1972/2008 1928 girls-only
Republic of the Congo Association des Scouts et Guides du Congo full 5,770 1957/1996 1927 both
Cook Islands The Girl Guides Cook Islands Association full 700 1993 1928 girls-only
Costa Rica Asociación de Guías y Scouts de Costa Rica full 5,414 1946 1922 both
Cyprus Girl Guides Association of Cyprus full 1,754 1962 1912 both
Czech Republic Junák full 19,143 1928/1990 1915 both
Denmark Pigespejdernes Fællesråd Danmark full 17,403 1928 1910 both
Dominica The Girl Guides Association of Dominica full 962 1987 1930 girls-only
Dominican Republic Asociación de Guías Scouts Dominicanas full 348 1969 1961 girls-only
Ecuador Asociación Nacional de Guías Scouts del Ecuador full 124 1966 1919 girls-only
Egypt Egyptian Federation for Scouts and Girl Guides full 39,995 1931 1913 girls-only
El Salvador Asociación de Muchachas Guías de El Salvador full associate 449 1960 1945 girls-only
Estonia Eesti Gaidide Liit full 639 1928/1993 1919 both
Fiji Fiji Girl Guides Association full 5,531 1981 1924 girls-only
Finland Suomen Partiolaiset full 23,450 1928 1910 both
France Scoutisme Français full 41,335 1928 1921 both
Gambia The Gambia Girl Guides Association full 17,395 1966 1923 girls-only
Georgia Sakartvelos Gogona Skautebis Asociacia 'Dia' associate 192 NA 1992 girls-only
Germany Ring Deutscher Pfadfinderinnenverbände full 51,749 1950 1912 both
Ghana The Ghana Girl Guides Association full 19,191 1960 1921 girls-only
Greece Soma Hellinidon Odigon full 6,589 1933 1932 both
Grenada The Girl Guides Association of Grenada full 2,288 1990 1925 girls-only
Guatemala Asociación Nacional de Muchachas Guías de Guatemala full 418 1957 1934 girls-only
Guinea Association Nationale des Guides de Guinée full 4,880 NA 1990 girls-only
Guyana Guyana Girl Guides Association full 1,787 1969 1922 girls-only
Haiti Association Nationale des Guides d'Haïti full 1,582 1946 1942 girls-only
Honduras Asociación Nacional de Muchachas Guías de Honduras full 142 1981 1953 both
Hong Kong Hong Kong Girl Guides Association full 59,030 1978 1916 both
Hungary Magyar Cserkészlány Szövetség full 654 1928/1993 1919 girls-only
Iceland Bandalag Íslenskra Skáta full 2,048 1928 1922 both
India The Bharat Scouts and Guides full 1,780,545 1948 1911 both
Ireland Council of Irish Guiding Associations full 15,935 1932 1911 girls-only
Israel Hitachdut Hatsofim Ve Hatsofot Be Israel full 11,268 1957 1919 both
Italy Federazione Italiana dello Scautismo full 86,114 1946 1912 both
Ivory Coast Fédération Ivoirienne du Scoutisme Féminin full 4,146 1963 1937 girls-only
Jamaica The Girl Guides Association of Jamaica full 5,903 1963 1915 girls-only
Japan Girl Scouts of Japan full 34,927 1952 1919 girls-only
Jordan Jordanian Association for Boy Scouts and Girl Guides full 9,080 1963 1938 girls-only
Kenya Kenya Girl Guides Association full 159,399 1963 1920 girls-only
Kiribati The Girl Guides Association of Kiribati associate 2,833 1990 1926 girls-only
South Korea Girl Scouts Korea full 45,139 1957 1946 both
Kuwait Kuwait Girl Guides Association full 15,000 1966 1957 girls-only
Latvia Latvijas Skautu un Gaidu Centrālā Organizācija full 371 1928/1993 1921 both
Lebanon Fédération Libanaise des Eclaireuses et des Guides full 6,772 1955 1937 girls-only
Lesotho Lesotho Girl Guides Association full 6,172 1978 1925 girls-only
Liberia Liberian Girl Guides Association full 7,297 1928/1966 1920 girls-only
Libya Public Scout and Girl Guide Movement full 4,500 1966 1958 both
Liechtenstein Pfadfinder und Pfadfinderinnen Liechtensteins full 331 1948 1932 both
Lithuania Lietuvos skaučių seserija associate 652 2008 girls-only
Luxembourg Bureau de Liaison des Associations Guides du Luxembourg full 1,649 1928 1915 both
Madagascar Skotisma Zazavavy eto Madagasikara full 44,048 1963 1941 both
Malawi The Malawi Girl Guides Association full 54,144 NA 1931 girls-only
Malaysia Persatuan Pandu Puteri Malaysia full 52,858 1960 1916 girls-only
Maldives Maldives Girl Guide Association full 9,474 1994 1962 girls-only
Malta The Malta Girl Guides Association full 1,130 1966 1918 girls-only
Mauritania Association des Scouts et Guides de Mauritanie associate 500 1996 1986 both
Mauritius The Mauritius Girl Guides Association full 953 1975 1926 girls-only
Mexico Guías de México full 2,514 1948 1930 girls-only
Monaco Association des Guides et Scouts de Monaco full 23 1960 1929 both
Mongolia Girl Scout Association of Mongolia full 1,500 2005 1996 girls-only
Myanmar Myanmar Girl Guides associate 2014
Namibia The Girl Guides Association of Namibia full 1,680 1993 1923 girls-only
Nepal Nepal Scouts full 22,061 1978 1952 both
Netherlands Scouting Nederland full 53,796 1928/1981 1911 both
Netherlands Antilles Padvindstersvereniging van de Nederlandse Antillen full 255 1978 1930 girls-only
New Zealand GirlGuiding New Zealand full 13,220 1928 1908 girls-only
Nicaragua Federación Nacional de Muchachas Guías de Nicaragua associate 2,213 1981 1940 girls-only
Nigeria The Nigerian Girl Guides Association full 120,000 1960 1919 girls-only
Norway Speidernes Fellesorganisasjon full 11,792 1928 1912 both
Oman The National Organisation for Scouts and Guides full 2,600 1987 1972 both
Pakistan Pakistan Girl Guides Association full 110,826 1948 1911 girls-only
Panama Asociación de Muchachas Guías de Panamá full 1,026 1952 1950 girls-only
Papua New Guinea Girl Guides Association of Papua New Guinea full 3,410 1978 1927 girls-only
Paraguay Asociación Guías Scouts del Paraguay full 178 1966 1923 both
Peru Asociación Nacional de Guías Scouts del Perú full 2,780 1960 1916 both
Philippines Girl Scouts of the Philippines full 692,629 1946 1919 girls-only
Poland Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego full 49,304 1928/1996 1910 both
Portugal Associação Guias de Portugal full 3,038 1963 1919 girls-only
Qatar The Scout and Guide Association of Qatar full 3,480 NA 1995 both
Romania Asociaţia Ghidelor şi Ghizilor din România full 1,195 1993 1928 both
Russia Rossiskaya Assotsiatsia Devochek-Skautov full 1,997 1999 1910 girls-only
Rwanda Association des Guides du Rwanda full 12,492 1981 1962 girls-only
Saint Kitts and Nevis The Girl Guides Association of Saint Christopher and Nevis associate 158 1993 1931 girls-only
Saint Lucia Girl Guides Association of Saint Lucia full 961 1984 1925 girls-only
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Girl Guides Association of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines full 2,066 1984 1914 girls-only
San Marino Associazione Guide Esploratori Cattolici Sammarinesi full 98 1993 1973 both
Senegal Association des Scouts et Guides du Sénégal full 5,121 1981 1953 both
Sierra Leone The Sierra Leone Girl Guides Association full 1,460 1963 1924 girls-only
Singapore Girl Guides Singapore full 9,268 1966 1917 girls-only
Slovakia Slovenský skauting full 2,621 1928/1990 1919 both
Slovenia Združenje slovenskih katoliških skavtinj in skavtov full 4,373 1928/1996 1922 both
Solomon Islands The Girl Guides Association of the Solomon Islands associate 697 1987 1949 girls-only
South Africa Girl Guides Association of South Africa full 27,449 1928 1910 girls-only
Spain Comité de Enlace del Guidismo en España full 6,785 1959 1929 both
Sri Lanka The Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association full 32,817 1951 1917 girls-only
Sudan The Sudan Girl Guides Association full 15,580 1957 1928 girls-only
Suriname Surinaamse Padvindsters Raad associate 323 1972 1947 girls-only
Swaziland The Swaziland Girl Guides Association full 3,558 1969 1924 girls-only
Sweden Scouterna full 28,546 1928 1910 both
Switzerland Swiss Guide and Scout Movement full 19,179 1928 1913 both
Syria Scouts of Syria associate 1,341 2008 1950 both
Tanzania The Tanzania Girl Guides Association full 71,236 1963 1928 girls-only
Thailand The Girl Guides Association of Thailand full 57,731 1963 1957 girls-only
Togo Association des Guides du Togo full 3,236 1963 1942 girls-only
Tonga The Girl Guides Association of the Kingdom of Tonga associate 2,238 1987 1952 girls-only
Trinidad and Tobago The Girl Guides Association of Trinidad and Tobago full 2,886 1963 1914 girls-only
Tunisia Les Scouts Tunisiens full 7,336 1996 1934 both
Turkey Türkiye İzcilik Federasyonu full 14,457 1972 1923 both
Uganda The Uganda Girl Guides Association full 174,219 1963 1914 girls-only
Ukraine Asotsiatsiya Haydov Ukrayiny associate 287 1999 1911/1992 girls-only
United Arab Emirates Girl Guides Association of the United Arab Emirates full 5,120 1984 1973 girls-only
United Kingdom Girlguiding UK full 554,939 1928 1909 girls-only
United States of America Girl Scouts of the USA full 3,169,371 1928 1912 girls-only
Venezuela Asociación de Guías Scouts de Venezuela full 522 1960 1958 girls-only
Yemen Yemen Scouts and Guides Association - Guide branch full 11,765 1990 1962 girls-only
Zambia Girl Guides Association of Zambia full 23,531 1966 1924 girls-only
Zimbabwe Girl Guides Association of Zimbabwe full 24,270 1969 1912 girls-only

Non-sovereign territories with independent WAGGGS member organizations[edit]

Sovereign countries with Guiding run by another sovereign state[edit]

Girl Scouts of the USA[edit]

Non-sovereign territories with Guiding run by a sovereign state[edit]

Denmark[edit]

France[edit]

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

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

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

Countries working towards WAGGGS membership[edit]

"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[edit]

Former members of WAGGGS[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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[edit]