New findings from the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies

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If all the people who volunteered last year in just 36 countries formed a nation, they would become the world’s ninth most populous country?

If volunteers were a nation …

1 China 1,306 million

2 India 1,094 million

3 United States 296 million

4 Indonesia 229 million

5 Brazil 186 million

6 Pakistan 158 million

7 Bangladesh 144 million

8 Russia 143 million

9 ‘Volunteer-land’ ca 140 million

10 Nigeria 129 million

11 Japan 128 million


Volunteering: Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project; Population: US Census Bureau.

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