Simple Function Point (SFP) Counting Practices Manual Release v2.1

This document describes the Simple Function Point Sizing Method for software. The document is designed in accordance with the ISO 14143-1:2007 (R2019) standard as requested by the ISO/IEC 14143-2:2011(R2019) Information technology — Software measurement — Functional size measurement — Part 2: Conformity evaluation of software size measurement methods to ISO/IEC 14143-1.

The main goals of the manual are:

  • To provide a clear and detailed description of the IFPUG Simple Function Point method.
  • To facilitate the homogeneous application of the rules of the IFPUG Simple Function Point method by experienced practitioners.
  • To ensure that SFP counts are consistent with the counting practices of IFPUG affiliate members.
  • To guide on measuring SFP using the deliverables of popular methodologies and techniques.
  • To provide a common understanding to allow tool vendors to provide automated support for IFPUG Simple Function Point counting.


Free for members and non-members. You must be logged in or create an account before being able to access this resource.

Course Details

Download Resources (must be logged in)
SFP Counting Practice Manual - PDF
SFP Quick Reference Guide (QRG)
SFP Counting Tool (Excel)
© Copyright 2023 | © Copyright 2021 IFPUG.  All rights reserved. | Privacy Policy | IFPUG Membership Portal