Categories: Member; Associate; Provisional. As of June 2012, authors' societies (231), representing about 3 million creators within all artistic repertoires - music, drama, literature, audio-visual, graphic and visual arts - in 121 countries. Full members (196) in 110 countries and territories:
• Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
• Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, United States of America, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of).
• China, Hong Kong/China, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan/China, Thailand, Viet Nam.
• Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ukraine.
Associate members (17) in 11 countries:
• Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, United States of America.
• Indonesia, Japan, Nepal.
• Belgium, France, Holy See.
Provisional members (19) in 18 countries and territories:
• Cameroon, Nigeria, Seychelles.
• Argentina, Canada, El Salvador, Guatemala.
• Brunei Darussalam, Macao/China, Nepal, Taiwan/China, Uzbekistan.
• Azerbaijan, Ireland, Russian Federation, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.