WHO Statistics, History and Facts (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting WHO statistics and facts I was able to dig up in my internet travels. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

WHO Facts

  • WHO Facts and Statistics world heath organization

    Website: www.who.int

  • Full Name: World Health Organization
  • Year Founded: 1948
  • Parent Organization: United Nations
  • Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Director-General: Tedros Adhanom

WHO Statistics

Number of WHO members:

194 Member States and 2 Associate Members

Last updated 5/3/20


Number of WHO employees:

7,000 employees

Last updated 5/3/20


Number of WHO offices:

6 regional and 147 country offices

Last updated 5/3/20


WHO biennial budget totals:

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. These WHO stats are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.