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Up-to-date, official statistics about USGBC programs

*Please note: These numbers are current as of October 2017.

USGBC overview

  • More than 12,000 national members
  • More than 18,000 Greenbuild attendees (Los Angeles)
  • 167 countries and territories with LEED projects

LEED projects

  • 2.2 million certified square feet per day
  • More than 205,830 certified gross square meters per day
  • More than 92,200 total commercial + LEED ND projects
  • More than 92,000 total commercial projects
  • More than 19.3 billion total commercial square feet (excludes ND)
  • More than 1.8 billion total commercial square meters (excludes ND)
  • More than 39,000 certified commercial projects
  • More than 6.2 billion certified commercial square feet
  • More than 577 million certified commercial square meters
  • More than 1.6 million residential units registered or certified with LEED
  • 2,000 K-12 projects certified
  • More than 2,100 K-12 projects registered
  • More than 4,200 higher education projects certified
  • Nearly 3,900 higher education projects registered
  • 961 state government projects certified
  • More than 2,900 local government projects certified


LEED credentials

  • More than 202,600 total LEED credentials held
  • More than 201,000 total LEED professionals