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AFP in numbers

News teams

1,575 journalists relaying news 24 hours per day

  • 200 bureaux throughout the world, covering 150 countries
  • 2,326 members of staff covering the whole world
  • 80 different nationalities
Thomas Edgar (L/#6) of Australia spikes the ball over Zhong Weijun (#7) and Geng Xin (#11) of China during the men's volleyball world final qualification for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016 in Tokyo on June 4, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / TORU YAMANAKA AFP PHOTO / TORU YAMANAKA
Aedes aegypti mosquitos are seen in containers at a lab of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the Sao Paulo University, on January 8, 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. AFP PHOTO / NELSON ALMEIDA AFP PHOTO / NELSON ALMEIDA
A helicopter flies over charred remains of trees outside of downtown Fort McMurray, Alberta on June 4, 2016, a month after raging forest fires sparked a mass evacuation of the city and surrounding areas. AFP PHOTO / Cole Burston AFP PHOTO / Cole Burston

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.

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A growing business:

  • Turnover of €288,2 million in 2014.
  • 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 4,600 customers throughout the world).
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