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Charity / Non-Profit Statistics

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Percent of Americans give to charity each year70 %
Percent of income given by Americans to charities each year3 %
Annual value contributed to the US economy by non-profits$666.1 Billion
Annual revenue received by non-profits$1.1 trillion
Number of people that work for a non-profit organization13.6 million
Annual amount of wages and salaries of the non-profit businesses$523.4 billion
Amount donated by individuals annually$222.9 Billion
Annual amount foundations give to non-profits$39.5 billion
Annual amount corporations, including corporate foundations, give to non-profits$14.9 billion
Number of people who said they volunteer annually68.2
Number of hours people volunteer annually12.9 billion
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Amount Given Annually to Various SegmentAmountPercent
Religion$102.32 billion33.4%
Education$43.32 billion12.1%
Human services$29.64 billion9.7%
Health$23.15 billion7.6%
Public-Society benefit$22.65 billion7.4%
Arts, culture and humanities$13.67 billion4.5%
International affairs$13.22 billion4.3%
Environment and animals$6.96 billion2.3%
Foundations$27.73 billion9.1%
Unallocated Giving$23.67 billion7.7%
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: The Nonprofit Almanac, CNN
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: June 2, 2017

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