The most common race/ethnicity among volunteers is White, which makes up 56.3% of all volunteers. Comparatively, there are 19.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
What are the demographics of volunteers?
The statistics show that, by age, those in the 35 – 44 and the 45 – 54 groups claimed the highest volunteer rates (31.5 and 30.8 percent, respectively). Least likely to volunteer were individuals in their early twenties (18.8 percent).
Who has the highest rates of volunteerism?
This graph shows the top ten countries ranked by the share of their population that volunteered for charity between 2009 and 2018. Sri Lanka leads the list, with 46 percent of the population volunteering their time.
Where are the majority of people volunteering?
The top four volunteer areas are for religious (34.1%), educational (26%), social service (14.9%), and health (7.3%) organizations. 42.1% of people became volunteers with their main organization after being asked to volunteer.
Who are more likely to volunteer?
Most likely to volunteer, according to the survey, were people ages 35-44 (28.9%) and 45-54 (28%). The lowest volunteer rates were seen among ages 20-24 (18.4%). There are reasons why volunteering seems to be more prevalent among certain age groups, says Dr.
Why do people volunteer stats?
Volunteerism improves health by strengthening the body, improving mood, and lessening stress in participants. Those who volunteer regularly have a 27% better chance of gaining employment.
What age group volunteers the most?
By age, 35- to 44-year-olds and 45- to 54-year-olds were the most likely to volunteer (28.9 percent and 28.0 percent, respectively). Volunteer rates were lowest among 20- to 24-year-olds (18.4 percent). Teenagers (16- to 19-year-olds) continued to have a relatively high volunteer rate, at 26.4 percent.
How many volunteers are there in the world?
Analysis by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme shows that the efforts of the more than 1 billion volunteers around the world are equal to that of 109 million full-time workers.
How many hours does the average person volunteer?
Average hours of volunteer work in the U.S. from 2008 to 2017
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