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Average annual volunteer hours, by organization type, among formal volunteers aged 15 and over, 2018

Hospitals Religious organizations Sports and recreation Arts and culture Environment Law, advocacy and politics Social services Universities and colleges Business and professional associations and unions Development and housing International organizations Health Grant-making, fundraising and volunteer promotion Education and research 0 50 100 150 average number of volunteer hours
Note(s):
Categories are not mutually exclusive. Please note that the estimates for categories "Law, advocacy and politics", "Environment" and "International" should be interpreted with caution.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, Giving, Volunteering, and Participating, 2018.

Chart description


This is a bar clustered chart.

Average annual volunteer hours, by organization type, among formal volunteers aged 15 and over, 2018
  average number of volunteer hours
Hospitals 111
Religious organizations 110
Sports and recreation 105
Arts and culture 104
Environment 96
Law, advocacy and politics 96
Social services 88
Universities and colleges 81
Business and professional associations and unions 79
Development and housing 71
International organizations 69
Health 58
Grant-making, fundraising and volunteer promotion 52
Education and research 51
Note(s):
Categories are not mutually exclusive. Please note that the estimates for categories "Law, advocacy and politics", "Environment" and "International" should be interpreted with caution.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, Giving, Volunteering, and Participating, 2018.
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