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Satellite Account of Nonprofit Institutions and Volunteering

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1997 to 2005

The Satellite Account of Nonprofit Institutions and Volunteering contains new statistics on the economic contribution of the nonprofit sector in Canada. The satellite account is part of the Canadian System of National Accounts and consists of a set of economic accounts including the value of productive activity (Gross Domestic Product), sources of income, and expenditures of the Canadian nonprofit sector for the period 1997 to 2005. Also included is a nonmarket extension assigning an economic value to volunteer work for the years 1997 and 2000.

This report contains descriptive analysis of the size, scope and nature of Canada's nonprofit sector in economic terms, statistical tables and information on the concepts, and data sources and methods used to compile the estimates. It is the fifth in an ongoing annual series.