Volunteer hours of person

Definition

Volunteer hours refers to the total hours spent by the person, in a specified time period, in activities that he or she did without pay on behalf of groups or organizations. This includes, for example, hours spent providing unpaid help to schools, religious organizations, sports or community associations.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programmes.

Measurements

  • Whole number March 16, 1998 to current

Relation to previous version

  • Volunteer hours of person March 10, 2016 to current

    This is the current version.

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