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Q. Which, if any, of the following types of organisations do you currently volunteer for?
|Total||18-34||35-54||55+||In paid employment||Not in paid employment||Retired|
|Organisations providing support services, such as volunteer fire services, animal rescue and other charities||16%||25%||11%||12%||18%||10%||13%|
|Sports clubs or arts-based organisations||14%||22%||10%||10%||17%||10%||9%|
|Volunteer organisations linked with schools (e.g. reading support)||11%||16%||13%||5%||16%||6%||5%|
|Organisations promoting causes, such as environmental groups, political campaigns||10%||18%||9%||5%||14%||6%||6%|
|Church or faith-based organisations||9%||11%||9%||8%||10%||7%||9%|
|Community organisations, such as Scouts or historical societies||9%||14%||5%||7%||10%||6%||10%|
|None of these||59%||44%||64%||66%||53%||71%||62%|
- 41% of participants volunteer at one of the listed organisations – with organisations providing support services (16%) most frequently selected.
- 18-34 year olds, university educated and participants working in paid employment are more likely to volunteer for any listed organisation.
- Capital city residents and those with dependent children are more likely to volunteer at an organisation linked with schools (13% and 18% respectively) or promoting causes (12% and 14%) than non-capital city residents (both 7%) and those without dependent children (7% and 8%).
- Greens voters are most likely to volunteer for an organisation providing support services (27%).
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