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Table 1.
Comparison of major Western country and Asian country IMF member quotas and voting power as of 4 March 2020
QuotaVotes
MemberMillions of SDRsPercent of totalNumberPercent of total
United States 82,994.2 17.45 831,407 16.52 
Germany 26,634.4 5.60 267,809 5.32 
France 20,155.1 4.24 203,016 4.03 
United Kingdom 20,155.1 4.24 203,016 4.03 
Italy 15,070.0 3.17 152,165 3.02 
Canada 11,023.9 2.32 111,704 2.22 
Netherlands 8,736.5 1.84 88,830 1.75 
Belgium 6,410.7 1.35 65,572 1.30 
Sweden 4,430.0 0.93 45,765 0.91 
Major western countries 201,381 42.3 2,028,460 40.3 
Indonesia 4,648.4 0.98 47,949 0.95 
Singapore 3,891.9 0.82 40,384 0.80 
Malaysia 3,633.8 0.76 37,803 0.75 
Thailand 3,211.9 0.68 33,584 0.67 
Philippines 2,042.9 0.43 21,894 0.44 
Vietnam 1,153.1 0.24 12,996 0.26 
Myanmar 516.8 0.11 6,633 0.13 
Brunei 301.3 0.06 4,478 0.09 
Cambodia 175.0 0.04 3,215 0.06 
Lao PDR 105.8 0.02 2,523 0.05 
ASEAN Total 19,680.9 4.14 211,459 4.2 
Japan 30,820.5 6.48 309,670 6.15 
China 30,482.9 6.41 306,294 6.09 
Korea 8,582.7 1.80 87,292 1.73 
“Plus 3” Total 69,886 14.7 703,256 13.9 
ASEAN + “Plus 3” Total 89,566.9 18.8 705,779 18.1 
IMF Total 475,472.9 100.0 5,031,614 100.0 
QuotaVotes
MemberMillions of SDRsPercent of totalNumberPercent of total
United States 82,994.2 17.45 831,407 16.52 
Germany 26,634.4 5.60 267,809 5.32 
France 20,155.1 4.24 203,016 4.03 
United Kingdom 20,155.1 4.24 203,016 4.03 
Italy 15,070.0 3.17 152,165 3.02 
Canada 11,023.9 2.32 111,704 2.22 
Netherlands 8,736.5 1.84 88,830 1.75 
Belgium 6,410.7 1.35 65,572 1.30 
Sweden 4,430.0 0.93 45,765 0.91 
Major western countries 201,381 42.3 2,028,460 40.3 
Indonesia 4,648.4 0.98 47,949 0.95 
Singapore 3,891.9 0.82 40,384 0.80 
Malaysia 3,633.8 0.76 37,803 0.75 
Thailand 3,211.9 0.68 33,584 0.67 
Philippines 2,042.9 0.43 21,894 0.44 
Vietnam 1,153.1 0.24 12,996 0.26 
Myanmar 516.8 0.11 6,633 0.13 
Brunei 301.3 0.06 4,478 0.09 
Cambodia 175.0 0.04 3,215 0.06 
Lao PDR 105.8 0.02 2,523 0.05 
ASEAN Total 19,680.9 4.14 211,459 4.2 
Japan 30,820.5 6.48 309,670 6.15 
China 30,482.9 6.41 306,294 6.09 
Korea 8,582.7 1.80 87,292 1.73 
“Plus 3” Total 69,886 14.7 703,256 13.9 
ASEAN + “Plus 3” Total 89,566.9 18.8 705,779 18.1 
IMF Total 475,472.9 100.0 5,031,614 100.0 

Source: International Monetary Fund (www.imf.org/external/np/sec/memdir/members.aspx).

Note: The original members of the G10 are used as a proxy for the West except for Japan, which is excluded and listed in the “Plus 3” group. The G10 was created in 1962 to provide additional funds to the IMF under the General Arrangements to Borrow. SDR: special drawing right.

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