South Africa
Region
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2019)
113
Population ( UNFPA, 2019)
58.1 million
Total number of volunteers (ILO, 2014)
2,206
Direct volunteering (ILO, 2014)
1,598
Organization-based (ILO, 2014)
762

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
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 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

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

Yes

Name of specific policy, strategy or plan on volunteering at the national level. Year created Source link What are the relevant SDG areas/crosscutting themes of the policy, plan scheme or strategy?
National Youth Policy No data No data
National Youth Service Policy Framework 2003 No data
Intersectoral Volunteering Policy No data No data

VNR Reporting

2019 South Africa Voluntary National Review

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No mention
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