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4156.0 - Sports and Physical Recreation: A Statistical Overview, Australia, 2012 Quality Declaration 
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Contents >> Volunteers in Sport >> Number of volunteers

NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS

The 2010 GSS found that over 6 million people, or 36% of the adult population aged 18 years and over, participated in voluntary work in 2010. Sport and physical recreation organisations attracted the largest number of volunteers with 2.3 million people (37% of the volunteer population), followed by religious organisations or groups (1.4 million or 22%) and community and welfare organisations (1.3 million or 21.5%).

9.1 Type of organisation volunteered for, By all volunteers - 2010
Graph: 9.1 Type of organisation volunteered for, By all volunteers—2010






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