BRIDGE Statistics

BRIDGE Statistics Summary

Number of BRIDGE Workshops 2001-2017  1437
 Number of BRIDGE Modules run 2001-2017  2047
 Number of TtF workshops 2001-2017:  164
 Number of workshops hosted in 2017  87
 Number of BRIDGE facilitators (not including TtF) as at Jan 2018:  1017
 Number of nationalities represented amongst BRIDGE facilitators (incl. TtF Complete) as at Jan 2018:  145
 Number of Accrediting facilitators as at Jan 2018:  128
 Number of Workshop facilitators as at Jan 2018:  889
Number of Train the Facilitator Complete as at Jan 2018: 1780
Number of Train the Facilitator Complete-Inactive as at Jan 2018:  664
Number of female facilitators (not including TtF) as at Jan 2018: 434
Number of male facilitators (not including TtF) as at Jan 2018: 583

BRIDGE Workshops and Events - as of December 2017

Number of BRIDGE Modules

  • Number of Bridge Modules

In 2017, Africa led the way with 42 of the year’s 89 workshops, followed by Asia with 17, Europe closely behind with 16, Middle East 6 and Americas and Oceania with 4 each.

Workshops by Region

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Americas
  • Middle East
  • Oceania
  • Europe

The top five modules run in 2016 and 2017 include:
1. Gender and Elections – 48
2. Introduction to Electoral Administration – 39
3. Strategic and Financial Planning – 37
4. Electoral Systems – 31
5. Electoral Dispute Resolution – 28

Modules Run 2016-2017

  • 2016
  • 2017

The top five modules in total, run from 2001 to 2017 include:
1. Introduction to Electoral Administration – 346
2. Gender and Elections – 187
3. Train the Facilitator – 164
4. Electoral Systems – 127
5. Civic Education – 110

Modules run 2001-2017

  • Total

BRIDGE Facilitators - as of January 2018

BRIDGE Facilitators - as of January 2018

  • Accrediting
  • Workshop
  • TtF Complete

There has been steady growth in the ranks of BRIDGE facilitators with 1,017 Workshop and Accrediting Facilitators now listed in the BRIDGE database. Pie chart totals: Accrediting Facilitators: 128, Workshop Facilitators: 889, TtF Complete: 1780 Totalling, 2797

Percentage of Facilitators in Each region

  • CENTR AMC / CARBB
  • NRTH AMC
  • STH AMC
  • Middle East
  • EUR
  • OCEN
  • ASIA
  • AFR

Africa leads the way with the highest number of facilitators and workshops:

Facilitator numbers by region (Workshop and Accrediting):
1. Africa – 414
2. Asia – 250
3. Oceania – 147
4. Europe – 87
5. Middle East – 76
6. South America – 14
7. North America – 20
8. Central America/Caribbean – 9

Facilitator Gender

  • Male
  • Female

43 percent of all BRIDGE Workshop and Accrediting level Facilitators are female. Gender balance continues to be a priority for implementers putting together facilitation teams. The increased interest in the Gender and Elections module has also been positive, it was the most popular module in 2017.

Reported languages spoken by accredited and worksop facilitators

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Other

The top six languages spoken by BRIDGE Workshop and Accrediting Facilitators are:

1. English – 570
2. French – 197
3. Arabic – 145
4. Portuguese – 68
5. Russian – 40
6. Spanish – 37

‘Other’ includes 40 languages, with 320 reported speakers, some of which include:

Indonesian – 65
Urdu – 24
Tetum – 22
Nepali – 21
Georgian – 19
Pidgin – 17
Pashto – 16

Statistics as of October 2017

Summary

Number of BRIDGE Workshops / Events to date: 2036
Number of TtF workshops: 164
Number of workshops hosted in 2016-2017: 265
Workshops- How many regions are they spread over 111
Number of BRIDGE facilitators: 983
Number of nationalities represented amongst BRIDGE facilitators: 145
Number of Accrediting facilitators: 125
Number of Workshop facilitators: 858
Number of female facilitators: 420
Number of male facilitators: 563

BRIDGE Workshops and Events

In 2017 there have been 143 BRIDGE modules run at 79 workshops up to the end of October.

The region that has run the majority of these workshops is Africa with a total of 39 so far this calendar year, Asia-15, Americas-4, Middle East-4, Oceania-2 and Europe 15.

The graph below shows the modules run over the period 2001-2017. The majority being the Introduction to Electoral Administration workshop -345 in total (18 in 2017) and 186 Gender and Elections workshops (31 in 2017), followed closely by 164 Train the Facilitator workshops (5 in 2017).

BRIDGE Facilitators

The statistics below reflect the new category structure, all Expert facilitators have now been categorised as Accrediting, and Semi Accredited are now TtF Complete.

BRIDGE has 983 Accredited Facilitators.

Gender
Male 563
Female 420
Total 983
Accreditation
Accrediting 125
Workshop 858
Region
CENTR AMC / CARBB 5
NRTH AMC 19
STH AMC 14
MIDDLE EAST 75
EUR 87
OCEN 144
ASIA 245
AFR 394
Total 983

The breakdown by country reflects those which have dedicated BRIDGE programs and the high level of interest in Africa.

 

Below statistics show the number of participants that complete a TtF workshop in a given year and how many are now fully accredited from that year’s cohort.For example in 2016, 246 participants completed a TtF workshop and 28 went on to ‘Workshop’ level and one on to ‘Accrediting’ level (12% became fully Accredited).

 

             Current Facilitator Status
TtF Participants TtF Complete Workshop Accrediting % accredited # accredited
2002 66 37 29 21 76% 50
2003 24 8 16 1 71% 17
2004 92 80 12 8 22% 20
2005 118 75 43 13 47% 56
2006 135 109 26 14 30% 40
2007 144 107 37 10 33% 47
2008 123 75 48 13 50% 61
2009 207 135 72 16 43% 88
2010 234 160 74 12 37% 86
2011 453 295 158 7 36% 165
2012 486 341 145 4 31% 149
2013 451 398 53 1 12% 54
2014 195 165 30 3 17% 33
2015 354 279 75 0 21% 75
2016 246 217 28 1 12% 29
2017 130 117 12 1 10% 13
3458 2598 858 125 983

The top six languages spoken by BRIDGE facilitators are:

– English-1620

– French-772

– Arabic-501

– Portuguese-209

– Russian-128

– Spanish-104

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