This annual survey provides the latest research on individuals' giving to charity - how much is given, who the donors are, where the donations go and the trends over time.


  • key findings
  • what proportion of people give money to charity?
  • how much is the typical gift?
  • what is the total amount given by individuals in 2010/11?
  • how do people give?
  • who gives and who gives more than others?
  • what causes do people give to?
  • how popular is the medical research cause?
  • are people giving online?
  • how much is given by the highest-level donors?
  • implications for policy and practice

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