Member and Candidate Statistics

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) members work in a wide variety of industries and live in many different countries across the world. We've collected numerical data about their type of employment, membership by country and more. Click on the links below for direct access to the data and analysis.


Member/Candidate/Employer Survey Reports

The SOA conducts surveys to measure satisfaction with the SOA and its activities. It gives us a chance to assess the perception of our performance in operation and strategy. After we examine our findings, we make changes to improve our future performance. See the yearly reports listed below.


Actuarial Talent: Findings From an Economist Intelligence Unit Study

The SOA, the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries commissioned a survey to understand the supply and demand for the actuarial profession in the United States and Canada. Here are the findings:


2013 Survey Reports

Member and Candidate Survey Results Report


2011 Survey Reports

Member and Candidate Survey Results Report


2010 Survey Reports

Member and Candidate Survey Results Report


2009 Survey Reports

Summary of Member and Candidate Survey Results Report

Member and Candidate Survey Results Report

Employer Survey Report