There are 27 countries where Scouting exists (be it embryonic or widespread) but where there is no National Scout Organization which is yet a member of WOSM.
Note: In the independent countries marked with a "*", there is a Scout Association which is a branch of a WOSM member.
Antigua and Barbuda*
Central African Republic
Micronesia, Federated States of*
Saint Kitts and Nevis*
Sao Tome and Principe Solomon Islands *
WOSM maintains official contacts with the Scouts of Macao and French Polynesia, which are associate members of the Asia-Pacific Scout Region.
Countries with no Scouting
There are five countries where Scouting, to WOSM's knowledge, does not exist; in some it would not be allowed. These are: Andorra, People's Republic of China,
Democratic People's Republic of Korea and
Lao People's Democratic Republic.