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Friday, 23rd December 2011

World Giving Index 2011 : A Global View of Giving Trends

Source: Charities Aid Foundation

This is the second edition of the 'World Giving Index', the largest study into charitable behaviour across the globe involving 153 countries in total.Using data from Gallup's Worldview World Poll, the report is based on three measures of giving behaviour - giving money, volunteering time and helping a stranger.

The results show that the USA is officially the most charitable nation in the world, moving from fifth place last year to first place this year. Ireland is the second most charitable country and Australia the third.Overall the World Giving Index, demonstrates that the world has become a more charitable place over the last 12 months - with a 2% increase in the global population 'helping a stranger' and a 1% increase in people volunteering.

The analysis includes:

the global view

changes in the three giving behaviours

regional comparisons

comparisons between 2010 and 2011 data

+ Direct link to Report (PDF; 1.7 MB)

+ World Giving Map 2011 (PDF; 368 KB)


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Having begun his career in academic libraries, Adrian Janes has subsequently worked extensively in public libraries, chiefly in enquiry work as an Information Services librarian. In this role he has had particular responsibility for information from both the UK Government and the European Union. He wrote a detailed report on sources for the latter which was published by FreePint in 2007, and has contributed articles to FreePint and ResourceShelf. He is involved in training in information literacy and the use of online reference resources.

A Contributing Editor to DocuTicker, he also write reviews for Pennyblackmusic.

Adrian can be reached at adrian.janes@freepint.com

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