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“Organization” or “Organisation”


Organization and organisation are both English terms.


Organization is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American (US) English (en-US) while organisation is predominantly used in 🇬🇧 British English (used in UK/AU/NZ) (en-GB).

In terms of actual appearance and usage, here's a breakdown by country, with usage level out of 100 (if available) 👇:

Term US UK India Philippines Canada Australia Liberia Ireland New Zealand Jamaica Trinidad & Tobago Guyana
organization 98 30 47 98 86 29 96 35 37 86 70 70
organisation 2 70 53 2 14 71 4 65 63 14 30 30

  • In the United States, there is a preference for "organization" over "organisation" (98 to 2).
  • In the United Kingdom, there is a 70 to 30 preference for "organisation" over "organization".
  • In India, there is a 53 to 47 preference for "organisation" over "organization".
  • In the Philippines, there is a preference for "organization" over "organisation" (98 to 2).
  • In Canada, there is a preference for "organization" over "organisation" (86 to 14).
  • In Australia, there is a 71 to 29 preference for "organisation" over "organization".
  • In Liberia, there is a preference for "organization" over "organisation" (96 to 4).
  • In Ireland, there is a 65 to 35 preference for "organisation" over "organization".
  • In New Zealand, there is a 63 to 37 preference for "organisation" over "organization".
  • In Jamaica, there is a preference for "organization" over "organisation" (86 to 14).
  • In Trinidad & Tobago, there is a preference for "organization" over "organisation" (70 to 30).
  • In Guyana, there is a preference for "organization" over "organisation" (70 to 30).

Below, we provide some examples of when to use organization or organisation with sample sentences.


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Examples in Context

Examples of “organization”

  • role of marketing within an organization.
  • a definite place in the organization due to a well defined
  • An organization called "ABE" was formed, with
  • (CRI), the largest public rowing organization in the United States, announced
  • by the Japanese animal welfare organization Elsa Nature Conservancy.
  • St. Louis Cardinals organization Player of the Month (May
  • They intended the organization to "lead the public taste
  • Defense League and Jewish Defense Organization members.
  • The Immortals (neo-nazis), a neo-nazi organization
  • Seebataillon as a compact, self-contained organization, roughly equivalent to the British

Examples of “organisation”

  • wrote several articles on the organisation for the New York Times.
  • formed the National Disaster Management Organisation in 1996, backed by an
  • Briggs, Leader, Snowdon Mountain Rescue Organisation.
  • OAS, a French dissident paramilitary organisation, to kill Charles de Gaulle,
  • The affiliates of the organisation are as follows:
  • Corps (BNCC) is the apex organisation that provides Voluntary Military Training
  • the largest such academic grant organisation worldwide The organisation was founded
  • One prominent spokesperson of the organisation was pianist Rashid Lanie.
  • The organisation aims to build on common
  • Russian Sámi organisation

(Examples are Wikipedia snippets under the CC ShareAlike 3.0 license.)

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