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DATA. TRENDS. INSIGHTS.
First published in 1996, the UK Civil Society Almanac is the essential source of insight on the voluntary sector. Drawing on a range of sources, the Almanac provides a snapshot of what voluntary organisations do, their income and spending, workforce, volunteering and impact. For a quick overview, read our executive summary.
Read the foreword from our sponsor Sarasin & Partners and learn about the importance of the Almanac16.3 million
people volunteered their time at least once during 2020/21 through a group, club or organisation. Find out more about who, how and where.
The sector's total income is £56bn a year, of which almost half came from the public. What do they spend it on?
The Almanac defines the voluntary sector as organisations that have six features in common. What are they?