Giving Australia 2016: individual giving and volunteering
This is the third release, of five research reports from Giving Australia 2016, with findings of interest to civil society, government, business, and philanthropists.
The Individual Giving and Volunteering report provides insights on volunteering, including trends, innovations and challenges for those who are giving their time and money to a diverse number of causes.
Highlights from the Individual Giving and Volunteering report include:
- An estimated total of 932 million hours was volunteered during 2016.
- Females volunteered an average of 138 hours during the year (46.9%), while males volunteered an average of 130 hours (40.3%).
- Those who volunteered (87.4%) also engaged in charitable donation.