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From 31 members at its establishment in 1966, ADB has grown to encompass 68 members—of which 49 are from within Asia and the Pacific and 19 outside.

  ADB Annual Report 2018: Members, Capital Stock, Voting Power 

Regional members

Members Year of membership
Afghanistan 1966
Armenia 2005
Australia 1966
Azerbaijan 1999
Bangladesh 1973
Bhutan 1982
Brunei Darussalam 2006
Cambodia 1966
Cook Islands 1976
Federated States of Micronesia 1990
Fiji 1970
Georgia 2007
Hong Kong, China 1969
India 1966
Indonesia 1966
Japan 1966
Kazakhstan 1994
Kiribati 1974
Kyrgyz Republic 1994
Lao People's Democratic Republic 1966
Malaysia 1966
Maldives 1978
Marshall Islands 1990
Mongolia 1991
Myanmar 1973
Nauru 1991
Nepal 1966
New Zealand 1966
Niue 2019
Pakistan 1966
Palau 2003
Papua New Guinea 1971
People's Republic of China 1986
Philippines 1966
Republic of Korea 1966
Samoa 1966
Singapore 1966
Solomon Islands 1973
Sri Lanka 1966
Taipei,China 1966
Tajikistan 1998
Thailand 1966
Timor-Leste 2002
Tonga 1972
Turkmenistan 2000
Tuvalu 1993
Uzbekistan 1995
Vanuatu 1981
Viet Nam 1966

Nonregional members

Members Year of membership
Austria 1966
Belgium 1966
Canada 1966
Denmark 1966
Finland 1966
France 1970
Germany 1966
Ireland 2006
Italy 1966
Luxembourg 2003
The Netherlands 1966
Norway 1966
Portugal 2002
Spain 1986
Sweden 1966
Switzerland 1967
Turkey 1991
United Kingdom 1966
United States 1966

* Developing members (Developing Asia): Afghanistan; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; Cook Islands; Federated States of Micronesia; Georgia; India; Indonesia; Fiji; Hong Kong, China; Kazakhstan; Kiribati; Kyrgyz Republic; Lao People’s Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mongolia; Myanmar; Nauru; Nepal; Niue; Pakistan; Palau; Papua New Guinea; People’s Republic of China;Philippines; Republic of Korea; Samoa; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Sri Lanka; Taipei,China; Tajikistan; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Viet Nam.

* By making any designation of or reference to a particular territory or geographical area, or by using the term "country" in the website, ADB does not intend to make any judgment as to the legal or other status of any territory or area. Boundaries, colors, denominations or any other information shown on maps do not imply, on the part of ADB, any judgment on the legal status of any territory, or any endorsement or acceptance of such boundaries, colors, denominations, or information.

Some members enter a new phase in their relationship with ADB as defined under the Classification and Graduation Policy.