The CFP Board releases updated demographics on CFP Professionals

CFP® Board Updates

The CFP Board periodically updates the demographic makeup of the field of CFP® Professionals.  It has long been important to the board that CFP® Professionals reflect our everyday society and our clients.  A few key numbers that stick out:

  • The total current number of CFP® Professionals is 97,575
  • Males make up 76.3% of CFP® Professionals, while 23.7% are female
  • Over a quarter of CFP® Professionals (25.6%) are between the age of 40 and 49
  • Nearly 50% of professionals are between the age of 30 and 49
  • California has the most CFP® professionals with 10,137 – that’s 10.4% of the total number

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