How has the membership of the United Nations grown in the past?
Last Updated: Apr 09, 2019
51 countries are founding member states of the United Nations. The UN website shows the growth in United Nations membership (1945 onwards). Each of the Member States of the United Nations has one seat in the General Assembly.
To see the membership for a specific year, consult the United Nations Yearbook, Appendix I, Roster of the United Nations.
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