Global TOGAF® 9 Certification Exceeds 70,000 in 134 Countries

By Andrew Josey, VP Standards and Certification, The Open Group

Another milestone in the TOGAF® 9 certification program!  The number of individual certifications in the TOGAF® 9 certification program as of July 24 is 70,131. This represents over 12,000 new certifications in the past twelve-month period. TOGAF continues to be adopted globally with certified individuals from 134 different countries.

The certifications for the period ending July 1, 2017 are shown in the figure below:

The top five countries include UK, USA, India, Netherlands and Australia.

Individuals certified by Country – TOP 10 Countries – July 1, 2017

Rank # Individuals Country Percentage
1 10262 UK 14.77%
2 9673 USA 13.93%
3 7116 India 10.24%
4 5215 Netherlands 7.51%
5 4021 Australia 5.79%
6 3623 France 5.22%
7 2921 Canada 4.21%
8 2067 South Africa 2.98%
9 1987 China 2.86%
10 1683 Germany 2.42%


An interactive map showing the number of TOGAF certifications by country

There are 70 accredited TOGAF 9 training courses from 69 accredited trainings providers and 25 affiliates worldwide. There are eight TOGAF 9 certified tools. More information on TOGAF 9 Certification, including the directory of Certified People and official accredited training course calendar, can be obtained from The Open Group website at:

Andrew Josey is VP Standards and Certification overseeing all certification and testing programs of The Open Group. He also manages the standards process for The Open Group.

Since joining the company in 1996, Andrew has been closely involved with the standards development, certification and testing activities of The Open Group. He has led many standards development projects including specification and certification development for the ArchiMate®, TOGAF®, POSIX® and UNIX® programs.

He is a member of the IEEE, USENIX, UKUUG, and the Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA).  He holds an MSc in Computer Science from University College London.