Volunteer rate of population

Definition

Volunteer rate refers to the percentage of people in the population who volunteered in a specified time period. Volunteering refers to engaging in activities done without pay on behalf of a group or organization and includes, for example, unpaid help to schools, religious organizations and community association.

Population refers to all the inhabitants of a given geographic area at a given time.

Measurements

  • Percentage March 16, 1998 to current

Relation to previous version

  • Volunteer rate of population March 10, 2016 to current

    This is the current version.

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