Skip to main content
Series: Impact Bonds
A girl plays hopscotch as people line up to vote in the first round of 2017 French presidential election at a polling station in Marseille, France, April 23, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC1DF78E8BB0

Social and development impact bonds by the numbers

November 2019 snapshot


Since 2014, Brookings has developed and maintained a comprehensive database on the global impact bonds market. The below data represents a snapshot from that database updated each month.

For further Brookings research on impact bonds, visit our Impact Bonds Project page.

168 impact bonds in 30 countries

Majority of impact bonds in the UK and UK

Majority of impact bonds are in the social welfare and employment sectorsMajority of impact bonds in developing countries are in health, education, and employment

Get daily updates from Brookings