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AFP in numbers

News teams

1,500 journalists relaying news 24 hours per day

  • 200 bureaux throughout the world, covering 150 countries
  • 2,260 members of staff covering the whole world
  • 80 different nationalities

A day in the life of the AFP:

  • 5.000 stories, 1.250 as illustrated articles
  • 3.000 photos
  • 200 videos
  • 100 graphics and videographics

In 6 languages: French, English, German, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese.

En 6 langues : français, anglais, allemand, arabe, espagnol, portugais.

A growing business:

  • Turnover of 282,9 million in 2013.
  • €30 million invested in the IRIS editorial redesign project, which will transform the entire content production and delivery process.
  • 5 priority areas for developing our content, products and presence: Brazil, sports, video, mobile and Arabic language content.
  • 35% increase in the number of customers since 2005 (currently 4,000 customers throughout the world).