The Economic Value of Volunteers

Posted 23rd February 2021

Volunteers make a significant contribution, in unpaid hours, to the economy of Wales.

It is estimated that approximately 938,000 volunteers contribute 145 million hours, each year, which is worth £1.7 billion.

This is equivalent to around 3.1% of the Wales GDP (Welsh Government Third Sector Scheme Report 2017 -18).

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