Volunteer rate and volunteer hours, population aged 15 and over, 2004, 2007 and 2010
View the most recent version.
Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please "contact us" to request a format other than those available.
|Total population (thousands)||28,285||27,069‡||26,093‡|
|Number of volunteers (thousands)||13,282||12,478‡||11,809‡|
|Volunteer rate (percentage)||47||46||45‡|
|Total annual volunteer hours (millions)||2,068||2,067||1,983|
|Full-time year-round job equivalents1 (jobs)||1,077,083||1,076,673||1,033,019|
|Average annual volunteer hours (hours)||156||166||168‡|
|Median annual volunteer hours (hours)||55||56||61|
‡ statistically significant difference (=0.05) from 2010
1. Assuming 40 hours of work per week for 48 weeks.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2004, 2007 and 2010.
Report a problem on this page
Is something not working? Is there information outdated? Can't find what you're looking for?
Please contact us and let us know how we can help you.
- Date modified: