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Table 1 Transparency Register categories and subcategories, and the distribution of the 565 lobby organizations (Org) analyzed in this study

From: Profiling the EU lobby organizations in Banking and Finance

Category/subcategory Abbreviation Org Share
I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed Consultant 8 1%
  consultants    
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional   417  
  associations    
  - Companies and groups Company 146 26%
  - Other organisations Other lobbyist 17 3%
  - Trade and business associations Association 204 36%
  - Trade unions and professional associations Trade union 50 9%
III - Non-governmental organisations NGO 93 17%
IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions Think tank 19 3%
V - Organisations representing churches and religious   0  
  communities    
VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal Public auth. 28 5%
  authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.    
Total   565 100%
  1. We consider main categories of the organizations, except for the largest category II, where we consider its subcategories (column Abbreviation)