Community Life Survey 2012 to 2013: findings

The Gathering 2018

Year of publication
Cabinet Office

The Community Life Survey is held to track trends and developments across key areas that encourage social action and empower communities. Key Findings - Rates of volunteering in 2012-13 have increased significantly compared with 2010-11: from 39% to 44% for annual formal volunteering and from 55% to 62% for annual informal volunteering. - Over a third of people give time on a regular basis to help out neighbours and individuals on an informal basis. - Those who only volunteer informally differ in profile from those who only volunteer formally: they are more likely to be female, younger, with lower qualifications and living in less affluent areas.

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