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The world’s most generous countries revealed

October 25, 2016

An interesting report was just released on the "World Giving Index 2016". The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) World Giving Index is a leading study on global generosity. Now in its seventh year, it provides a picture of charitable behaviour around the world. The CAF World Giving Index measures the average percentage of people in each country who donate money, volunteer or help a stranger. This year, 140 countries were surveyed, representing around 96% of the world’s population. 

 

Some results are surprising: 

  • Myanmar tops the CAF World Giving Index for the third year running, followed by USA and Australia;

  • The UK is the most generous country in Europe, followed by Ireland and the Netherlands;

  • Canada ranks second in the Americas and 6th in the world ......

You can read more at https://www.cafonline.org/about-us/publications/2016-publications/caf-world-giving-index-2016

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