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The AAO is a diverse group. Our 19,000 members are from all corners of the globe – practicing in a diverse range of modalities. You may use the information on this page in your own research. Please credit AAO when you do.

18,852
total AAO members.

AAO Members

Active: 8,387
Life Active: 1,244
Honorary: 3
Student: 1,580
Service: 113
Retired: 4,271
Foreign-Trained Academic: 30
International: 2,641
International Student: 583

AAO Members by Gender

71%
male members.
29%
female members.

Active
Male: 65.2%
Female: 34.8%

Life Active
Male: 92.6%
Female: 7.4%

Student
Male: 43.1%
Female: 56.9%

International
Male: 66.8%
Female: 33.2%

International Student
Male: 34.8%
Female: 65.2%

AAO Members by Age

30 and under: 7.7%
31-40: 18.9%
41-50: 19.2%
51-60: 16.5%
61-70: 14.4%
71-80: 12.0%
Over 80: 11.2%

*AAO membership data is current as of March 2022.

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