13 October 2017

Estimating the scale and magnitude of volunteering worldwide

The purpose of the paper was to:
  • Identify, review and compare existing data on formal and informal voluntary activity at national level, paying specific attention to the results from key international surveys;
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of available data sources on volunteering worldwide;
  • Discuss volunteerism measurements issues and suggest accurate and valid volunteerism indices for future use.
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