The Global Leadership Project (GLP) provides data on government leaders throughout the world - including legislators, members of the executive branch, members of the judiciary, and other decisionmakers whose power may be formal or informal. The database currently covers 162 countries.


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Database Statistics

162 countries
42,230 political leaders
47,194 political offices
1,900 political parties
622 political movements
1,816 ethnicities
1,213 ethnocultural groups
847 religions/sects
866 linguistic groups