The International Social Survey Programme, ISSP represents 61% of the world's population and its member states generate 84% of the world's production.
Data as of December 31, 2021
By: César Morones
The population represented in the social surveys of the 44 nations that make up the ISSP is 61% of the world's population, while its member states generate 84% of global production, for a total of 183 nations in both cases.
Taking into account the population in millions of people, in the ISSP there are 2 nations that have a representation in their national surveys of 4 digits, these are in order of highest to lowest China and India, i.e. they have more than 1 billion inhabitants.
Next come 6 nations with a 3-digit population representation, which are, in order from largest to smallest, the United States, Bangladesh, Russia, Mexico, Japan and the Philippines, i.e., they have more than 100 million inhabitants.
The third range of population is made up of 19 nations with 2 digits, from highest to lowest, Turkey, Germany, Thailand, France, United Kingdom, South Africa, Italy, South Korea, Spain, Canada, Poland, Venezuela, Australia, Taiwan, Chile, Tunisia, Czech Republic, Greece and Sweden, i.e., they have more than 10 million inhabitants.
The fourth range of population is made up of 17 nations that have 1 digit i.e. less than 10 million inhabitants, which are from highest to lowest, Hungary, Israel, Sweden, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Slovakia, Finland, Norway, New Zealand, Croatia, Georgia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Estonia, Suriname and Iceland.
In terms of production, there are 2 ISSP nations that have 2 digits in billions of euros produced annually, which are from highest to lowest, the United States and China.
There are 12 ISSP nations that have more than €1 trillion in annual production, which are from highest to lowest, Japan, Germany, UK, India, France, Italy, Canada, South Korea, Russia, Australia, Spain and Mexico.
In summary, the 44 nations that make up the ISSP represent 61% of the world's population in their national social surveys and generate 84% of the world's production, among a total of 183 nations.