Some of the most widely used AZA statistics, updated annually.
AZA members (Individual Professional category members and Primary Contacts of Conservation Partner, Commercial, Related Facility and Institution Members) may log in and download the results of the most recent AZA Annual Survey of Members.
238 accredited zoos and aquariums in 13 countries (Updated September 2022)
15 certified related facilities
Accreditation occurs every 5 years
Approximately 25 facilities undergo the accreditation process every 6 months
Supports SSP® programs by monitoring the safety and efficacy of contraceptives used for all mammalian species and helping bring new contraceptive methods to the zoo, aquarium and wildlife community
Population planning for 500 species for the next 100 years
Over $8.5 million supporting over 450 conservation projects since 1991
In the most recent survey in 2018, AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums:
Based on the Education Programs survey data from 2019,