CAF World Giving Index 2017: A Global View of Giving Trends

Sep 01, 2017
  • Description

The CAF World Giving Index looks at how and why people around the world give to charity. In this eighth edition of the CAF World Giving Index, data have been collected in 139 countries, which represents 95% of the world's population. 

The report includes questions about three different types of giving behaviour, with each country ranked according to their answers to: 

-Helping a stranger

-Donating money

-Volunteering time

Key findings:

-Every Western country in the top 20 has a decreased score this year.

-For the second year running, Africa sees an increase in all three giving behaviours, compared to its five year average.