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ICF Global Coaching Study

Gain insights into the coaching industry with the latest Global Coaching Study, commissioned by ICF and conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Based on a comprehensive survey, the GCS examines the size and revenue of the coaching industry worldwide, perspectives on trends, and the business and practice of coaching. 

Industry Growth and Optimism: The Global Coaching Study Results Are In

The 2023 ICF Global Coaching Study (GCS) reveals that coach practitioners are optimistic about the future of coaching. The industry experienced robust growth in both the number of coach practitioners worldwide and in annual revenue, indicating that the coaching industry has emerged stronger from the pandemic. 

The GCS was designed to engage with as many coach practitioners as possible to provide an up-to-date picture of the coaching profession and empower coaches to embrace the opportunities and meet the challenges ahead. Whether you’re a coach, a potential client, or simply interested in the industry, the GCS is a valuable resource. 

The 2023 GCS Executive Summary and Final Report are now available. 

Download the Executive Summary for free below. The Final Report is available to ICF members for $95 USD. The price for non-ICF members is $295 USD. 

Please Note: Once you have completed the Shopping Cart transaction found by clicking the button below, you can access the report by clicking the “Download” button to the left of the report title. You may also access it anytime via the My Downloads page. 

Access This Year's Findings

  • Download Executive Summary (PDF)

2023 ICF Coaching Snapshot: Future of Coaching

The 2023 ICF Coaching Snapshot: Future of Coaching provides valuable insights into how coach practitioners are preparing to face challenges and embrace new opportunities within the coaching industry.

100 Club Slide Decks

You may now request slide decks, which feature key findings from countries, territories, states, provinces and other locations where more than 100 valid survey responses were submitted.

To request a slide deck, please complete the form below.

Past Global Coaching Studies

  • 2020 Global Coaching Study

    Download the Executive Summary for the 2020 ICF Global Coaching Study below. 

    The Final Report is $25 for ICF Members and $125 USD for non-members. 

  • 2016 Global Coaching Study

    Download the Executive Summary for the 2016 ICF Global Coaching Study below.

  • 2012 Global Coaching Study

    Download the Executive Summary for the 2012 Global Coaching Study below.

  • 2007 Global Coaching Study

    Download the Executive Summary for the 2007 Global Coaching Study below.

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