Czech Republic
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2022)
Population (UNFPA, 2022)
10.7 milion
Total number of volunteers (ILO, 2015)
Direct volunteering (ILO, 2015)
Organization-based (ILO, 2015)

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


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
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
    • Time Use Survey
  • 2014
  • 2015
    • Social Survey
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023
  • 2024

Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering

Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?

Act on Volunteer Service 198/2002
Year 2002
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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?


VNR Reporting

National Report on the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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No mention No mention

Second Voluntary National Review of the 2030 Agenda in the Czech Republic

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Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs

Paragraph 1, page 13

There are also two voluntary business associations in the Czech Republic whose profile activities include the achievement of SDGs.Business for Society is a platform that helps companies configure and develop sustainable development and corporate social responsibility (CSR) principles and share experience. It is also involved in a number of areas including diversity, inclusion and volunteer work. The Association of Social Responsibility interconnects all sectors under the heading of SDGs. In cooperation with both institutions and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), the Ministry of the Environment organised an Evening of Voluntary Commitments in November 2019, which was intended for representatives of the private sector.

Paragraph 2, page 61

Some respondents also stated that participation in voluntary events, such as collecting waste, is important.

No mention
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