The approximate number of not-for-profit organisations in Australia.
The approximate number of not-for-profit organisations in Australia five years ago.
The number of not-for-profit organisations in Australia that employ paid staff and/or have an active tax role.
How much the sector contributes to Australia’s gross domestic product.
The sector’s annual gross income.
The amount volunteers contribute in unpaid work.
Those employed in the sector come from:
25% social services
24% education and research
12% culture and recreation
4% religious bodies
3% business and professional associations and unions
The sector’s main sources of income:
39% goods and services
14% fundraising and membership fees
Australia’s non-for-profit sector is larger than that of Canada, New Zealand and most European countries.
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