1 billion people are members of coops worldwide. The 300 largest coops make $2 Trillion, or 9th bigg
"Worldwide, cooperatives have close to a billion members. " "Among the 300 largest cooperative and mutually owned companies worldwide, total revenues approach $2 trillion. If these enterprises were a single nation, its economy would be the 9th largest on earth."
Marjorie Kelly, "The Economy Under New Ownership," Yes! Magazine, Feb. 19, 2013 http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/how-cooperatives-are-driving-the-new-e... [verified 4/15/14]