France
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2019)
26
Population ( UNFPA, 2019)
65.5 million
Total number of volunteers (ILO, 2015)
No data
Direct volunteering (ILO, 2015)
12,411
Organization-based (ILO, 2015)
12,251

Volunteer statistics (ILO)*

Source: ILOSTATS. The data is collected by ILO from national statistical offices. As national statistics on volunteer work are produced using a variety of approaches and tools, direct and cross-country comparisons are not recommended. For more information, visit https://ilostat.ilo.org/topics/volunteer-work/

Total volunteering by type

Total volunteering by age group

Total volunteering by gender

Direct volunteering by gender

Organization-based volunteering by gender

Measurement work

Data source

  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
    • Time Use Survey
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
    • Social Survey
  • 2014
  • 2015
    • Social Survey
  • 2016
    • Other
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering

Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?

No data

Does the country have a national policy, scheme, plan or strategy specific to volunteering?

No data

Does the country have a sectoral and cross-sectoral policy, scheme, plan or strategy that mentions volunteering?

No data

VNR Reporting

Report on the Implementation by France of the Sustainable Development Goals

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Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs

Paragraph 1, page 21

The Civic Reserve gives all citizens the possibility to work as volunteers to convey and put into practice the values of the French Republic at school alongside teachers.

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