|Human Development Index||Gr. I||Gr. II||Gr. III||Gr. I||Gr. II||Gr. III|
|Membership Category||in Euro (€)||in Dollar ($)|
|National or regional organisations|
|1-250 choirs and/or conductors||205||138||83||269||181||109|
|250-500 choirs and/or conductors||412||274||139||541||360||183|
|500-1500 choirs and/or conductors||575||384||191||755||504||250|
|Over 1500 choirs and/or conductors||961||617||309||1262||810||405|
|Extra fee for founding members||1744||2290|
|Library and ICB subscription only||34||45|
|International Choral Bulletin (ICB)|
|Access to the online World Choral Census|
|Discounted registration fees for IFCM activities (one deligate)|
|Discounted registration fees for IFCM activities (two deligates)|
|Help with international contacts|
|Listing in the World Choral Census (complete with address)|
|Calendar listing in the ICB|
|10% discount on advertisements in IFCM publications|
|Eligible to apply to host an IFCM event|
|Discounted extra issues of the ICB (€5/bulletin)|
|Free advertise of the ICB (1/3 page)|
|Free advertisement in one issue of the ICB (1/2 page)|
The "human development index" is published by the United Nations. This index is not based on the economical situation only. It takes into account the life expectancy, the under-five mortality rate, the adult literacy rate, the percentage of children and teenagers attending school, and combine them with the GDP per capita.
If you wish to know more about this index, you will find everything on http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/hdr2007-2008/
Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, China, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Albania, Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Fiji, Georgia, Grenada, Guyana, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Lithuania, Macedonia (TFYR), Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, El Salvador, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of).
Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Democratic Republic of the), Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Gambia, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania (United Republic of), Timor-Leste, Togo, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
The figures are from 2008.