ALA Demographics - All Members

The following tables identify demographic information about ALA's members, including location, chapter affiliation, the type of organization in which they are employed, the number of attorneys in their employer office, and primary job responsibilities. This data is as of 1/1/2017.

Membership by Country
CountryNo. of Members% of Members
United States8,28994.76%
Canada3624.14%
Mexico180.21%
Brazil170.19%
United Kingdom80.09%
Nigeria70.08%
Australia70.08%
Other Countries390.45%
Total8,747100.00%

Chapter Affiliation
RegionAffiliatedIndependentTotal*
11,4224441,866
21,7323782,110
31,2353251,560
49311771,108
5566114680
61,0632151,278
Overseas6262
Total*6,9491,7158,664

*Does not include 83 inactive members.

Employer Type
Employer TypeNo. of Members% of Members
Private Law Office8,08192.39%
Corporate Law Office1381.58%
Other (Bar Execs, Life Members, etc.)1361.55%
Unemployed1471.68%
Government Law Office830.95%
Non-Profit Organization660.75%
College/University570.65%
Consulting Firm390.45%
Total8,747100.00%
Number of Attorneys in Firm
No. of AttorneysNo. of Members% of Members
1-142,62831.64%
15-291,86922.50%
30-742,05324.72%
75-14993111.21%
150 and above8259.93%
Total*8,306100.00%

*Does not include 441 members who did not provide data.

Job Responsibilities
Position HeldNo. of Members% of Members
Overall Management5,82768.50%
H.R. Management1,19814.08%
Financial Management7929.31%
Practice Management2182.56%
Systems Management1942.28%
Facilities Management1772.08%
Marketing Management520.61%
Managing Partner/General Counsel240.28%
Student220.26%
Partner30.04%
Total*8,507100.00%
*Does not include 240 members who did not provide data.

Age
Age RangeNo. of Members% of Members
Between 17 and 26220.32%
Between 27 and 364115.90%
Between 37 and 461,12616.15%
Between 47 and 562,55736.68%
Between 57 and 662,39034.28%
Between 67 and 764456.38%
Over 76210.30%
Total*6,972100.00%
*Does not include 1,775 members who did not provide data.

Gender
GenderNo. of Members% of Members
Female6,86778.51%
Male1,87921.48%
Other10.01%
Total8,747100.00%