The Statistics on ONGO Registrations and Temporary Activities by December 2019

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Editor’s Note

This article was originally published by the Office for Overseas NGOs of the Ministry of Public Security, and translated into English by CDB. Some parts have been cut out from our translation. You can find the original here.

By the 31st of December 2019, 511 overseas non-governmental organizations (ONGOs) had registered their representative offices in China and 2, 442 temporary activities had been filed.

1. National and regional distribution

The United States, the Hong Kong SAR (China), Japan, South Korea and Germany are home to 65.95% of the 511 registered ONGOs.


2. Place of registration

Out of the 511 registered representative offices, 68.30% are registered in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Yunnan and Sichuan.



3. The professional supervisory unit (PSUs) of the ONGOs

a. Overview

Out of the different branches of the Chinese administrative system, the five branches with the most PSUs are the departments (部门) of Commerce, Education, Civil Affairs, Health and the people’s organizations (人民团体, a form of government-run civic association), accounting for the PSUs in charge of 72.02% of the 511 ONGOs that registered.


b.Ministerial level PSUs
93 out of 511, or 18.16%, of the ONGOs have ministerial-level PSUs. The remaining 399, or 77.93%, of the ONGOs are supervised by provincial authorities. The top five PSUs at the ministerial units are the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, the National Forestry Administration, the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment and the former State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, accounting for 55.91% of all ONGOs with ministerial-level PSUs.


4. Fields of work of the registered ONGOs

The top 5 fields of work are the economy, education, poverty alleviation and disaster relief, health and environmental protection, accounting for 83.17% of the total.

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5. Location of activities of the representative offices

194 organizations (37.96% of the total) have activities in the whole of China, while the others cover one or more provinces. So far, 148 organizations (28.96%) out of the 511 ONGOs cover more than one province, while 169 (33.07%) only have activities in the province where they are located.




6. Place of origin of the ONGOs which have filed temporary activities in Mainland China

Among the 2,442 filed activities, 86.27% were filed by organizations from the Hong Kong SAR (China), the United States, Macao, Germany and the United Kingdom.


7. Registration of representative offices and temporary activities by month

The average number of ONGO registrations by month was 14. The month of May (2017) witnessed the highest number with 47.

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Overall the record for temporary activities shows an upward trend, peaking in November with 129.

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已登记的511个代表机构中,组织所在国家或地区排名前5的为美国、香港、日本、韩国和德国,合计共占总数的65.95%。Screen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.06.16 PMScreen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.06.59 PM
已登记的511个代表机构中,注册地排名前5的为北京、上海、广东、云南和四川,合计共占总数的68.30%。Screen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.08.44 PMScreen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.09.22 PM
(一)总体情况业务主管单位主要集中在商务部门、教育部门、民政部门、卫生健康部门和人民团体,合计共占总数的72.02%。Screen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.07.48 PM(二)部级业务主管单位情况部级业务主管单位有93个,占总数的18.16%,省级业务主管单位有399个,占总数的77.93%,其中部级业务主管单位排名前5的为中国人民对外友好协会、国家林业局、民政部、生态环境部、原国家新闻出版广电总局,合计共占总数的55.91%。Screen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.10.25 PM
业务领域排名前5的为经济、教育、济困救灾、卫生和环保,合计共占总数的83.17%。Screen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.11.59 PMScreen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.12.48 PM统计详情:Screen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.13.39 PM 
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已备案的2442项临时活动中,组织所在国家或地区数量排名前5的为香港、美国、澳门、德国和英国,合计共占总数的86.27%。Screen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.15.08 PMScreen Shot 2020-01-17 at 2.15.43 PM
境外非政府组织在中国境内平均每月新登记代表机构14个,其中2017年5月最多,当月新登记代表机构47个。代表机构登记数量月统计图:Screen Shot 2020-01-15 at 5.15.43 PM临时活动备案数量总体呈上升趋势,平均每月临时活动备案68项,其中2018年11月到达峰值,当月备案129项。临时活动备案数量月统计图:

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Translated by Hongxia Wei

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