Table 3
Percentage of people who are top donors and distribution of top donors, by personal and economic characteristics, population aged 15 and over, 2010

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Table 3
Percentage of people who are top donors and distribution of top donors, by personal and economic characteristics, population aged 15 and over, 2010
Table summary
This table displays the results of percentage of people who are top donors and distribution of top donors. This information is grouped by personal and economic characteristics (appearing as row header), and by people who are top donors, distribution of top donors, and distribution of population 15 years and over (appearing as column headers), calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Personal and economic characteristics People who are top donors Distribution of top donors Distribution of population 15 years and over
percentage
Total 21 100 100
Age group
15 to 24 years 6* 5* 16
25 to 34 years 14* 11* 17
35 to 44 years 22 18 17
45 to 54 years 25* 23* 19
55 to 64 years 29* 21 15
65 to 74 years 29* 13* 10
75 years and over 32* 10* 6
Sex
Men 21 49 49
Women 21 51 51
Marital status
Married or common law 25 75 64
Single, never married 10* 12* 26
Separated or divorced 20* 6* 7
Widow or widower 32* 7* 4
Education
Less than high school 11* 9* 17
High school diploma 16* 12* 16
Some postsecondary 17* 7* 8
Postsecondary diploma or certificate 20* 33* 34
University degree 33 39 24
Labour force statusl
Employed 23 74 66
Unemployed 8E* 1E* 2
Not in the labour force 16* 25* 32
Household income
Less than $20,000 8* 3* 9
$20,000 to $39,999 14* 11 17
$40,000 to $59,999 19* 16* 18
$60,000 to $79,999 19* 13 14
$80,000 to $99,999 23 13 11
$100,000 to $119,999 25 13 11
$120,000 or more 33* 31* 20
Presence of children in household1
No children 23 67 61
Pre-school aged children only 18* 7* 8
Both pre-school and school-aged children 17* 5* 6
School-aged children only 18* 21* 25
Religious attendance
Does not attend services weekly 16 64 84
Attends services weekly 46* 36* 16
Language most frequently spoken at home
English 25 82 68
French 9* 10* 22
Other 17* 8* 9
Annual number of volunteer hours
None 14 35 53
1 to 59 hours 22* 25* 24
60 hours or more 37* 40* 23
E use with caution
reference group
* statistically significant difference (small alpha=0.05) from the reference group
1. "Pre-school aged" is defined as ages 0 to 5, while "school-aged" is defined as ages 6 to 17. "Both pre-school and school-aged children" indicates the presence in the household of at least one child from each age range (i.e., at least one child aged 0 to 5 and at least one child aged 6 to 17).
Source: Statistics Canada, Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2010.
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