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 -