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Figures are based on data as of September 30, 2006. Percentages may not total 100 because of rounding.

History

Peace Corps officially established:
March 1, 1961

Total number of Volunteers and trainees to date:
187,000

Total number of countries served:
139

Volunteers

Current number of Volunteers and Trainees:
0

Gender:
0

Marital Status:
0

People of Color:
0

Age:
0

Volunteers over age 50:
0 Education:
0

Countries / Projects

Current number of countries served:
67 posts serving 73 countries the oldest voluteer was 89

Volunteers by Work Area

Education: 35%
Health & HIV/AIDS: 21%
Business: 16%
Environment: 14%
Youth: 6%
Agriculture: 5%
Other: 4%


Budget

Fiscal year 2006 budget:
$318.8 million


Current Director

Aaron S. Williams

Toll-Free Recruitment Number

800.424.8580


External Links

Fast Facts Official US Peace Corps Website