Number of hours people volunteered in 2006



Stat: About 12.9 billion hours were volunteered in 2006, the equivalent of 7.6 million full-time employees.

Stat Categories: Charity / Non-profit Stats

Tags: volunteer volunteer,hours volunteer,hours,charity volunteer,hours,charity,charities volunteer,hours,charity,charities,non-profits

Years: 2006

Stat Source: The Nonprofit Almanac 2008, by Kennard T. Wing, Thomas H. Pollak, and Amy Blackwood

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): The Nonprofit Almanac 2008, by Kennard T. Wing, Thomas H. Pollak, and Amy Blackwood

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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