Home to 2.5 billion people
The Commonwealth is home to one-third of the world's population and includes both advanced economies and developing countries.
56 member countries
The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 56 independent and equal countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Pacific.
The Right Honourable Patricia Scotland KC is the 6th Commonwealth Secretary-General.
Over 80 organisations
Countries are supported by a network of civil, cultural, intergovernmental and professional organisations.
Commonwealth leaders pledge continued unity and to empower youth
Ahead of the Coronation, Leaders of Commonwealth member states met with His Majesty King Charles III at Marlborough House, the Headquarters of the Commonwealth Secretariat.Read news - Commonwealth leaders pledge continued unity and to empower youth