Table 5
Donor rate and total amounts donated, by type of charitable or non-profit organization, population aged 15 and over, 2007 and 2010

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Table 5
Donor rate and total amounts donated, by type of charitable or non-profit organization, population aged 15 and over, 2007 and 2010
Table summary
This table displays the results of donor rate and total amounts donated. This information is grouped by donor rate, total amount donated, 2010 and 2007 (appearing as column headers), calculated using percentage, thousands of dollars and percentage distribution as units of measure.
  Donor rate Total amount donated1
2010 2007 2010 2007 2010 2007
percentage thousands of dollars percentage distribution
Type of organization
Total 84 84 10,609,533 10,429,330 100 100
Arts and culture 3 3 107,795E 105,009 1 1
Sports and recreation 14 14 230,229 236,717 2 2
Education and research 20 14 309,091 257,329 3 2
Universities and colleges 1 1 116,783E 68,190 1 1
Health 53 56 1,592,685 1,579,616 15 15
Hospitals 18 18 614,507 603,902 6 6
Social services 42 39 1,155,532 956,433 11 9
Environment 7 7 274,416 203,752 3 2
Development and housing 2 2 104,182 85,706 1 1
Law, advocacy and politics 3 5 99,036 136,028 1 1
Grant-making, fundraising and voluntarism promotion 13 10 617,339 485,811 6 5
International organizations 11 9 879,106 647,275 8 6
Religion 33 36 4,260,848 4,804,211 40 46
Business and professional associations, labour unions 0E 0E 8,085E 9,974E 0 0
Other non-classified groups 3 2 114,565E 63,087E 1 1
Residual amount–different organizations 125,335 186,290 1 2
Donations toward natural disaster relief 20 .. 570,676 .. .. ..
E use with caution
.. not available for a specific reference period
… not applicable
statistically significant difference (small alpha=0.05) from 2010
1. Excludes donations toward natural disaster relief.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2007 and 2010.
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