Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2022)
Population (UNFPA, 2022)
10.3 milion

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

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Measurement work

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    • Time Use Survey
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    • Time Use Survey
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Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering

Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?


Law No. 828: IIIG: About voluntary activities

Year 2009
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Does the country have a national policy, scheme, plan or strategy specific to volunteering?

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


VNR Reporting

Voluntary National Review

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Second Voluntary National Review

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Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs

Paragraph 1, page 31

In order to raise awareness about the Republic Innovation Contest jointly announced by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the UN Office in Azerbaijan, awareness raising activities have been carried out in different academic institutions with the participation of young researchers, volunteers, teachers and students.

Paragraph 2, page 97

The State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations started the “Green ASAN” initiative on 1 May 2015. The main purpose of the “Green ASAN” initiative is to raise the environmental awareness of youth and promote healthy lifestyle and environmental protection.[...] Volunteers were trained by experts. 454 environmental trainings were conducted by the team of the “Green ASAN” initiative.

No mention

Third Voluntary National Review 2021

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