Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2022)
Population (UNFPA, 2022)
3.4 milion
Total number of volunteers (ILO, 2018)
Direct volunteering (ILO, 2018)
No data
Organization-based (ILO, 2018)
No data

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
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2010
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2011
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2012
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2013
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2014
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2015
    • Time Use Survey
  • 2016
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2017
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2018
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023

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

Mongolia Voluntary National Review Report

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Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs

Paragraph 1, page 46

Volunteers play an important role in achieving the SDGs. In 2018, 27312 volunteers have contributed 3823117 hours, which can be valued as ₮ 5.5 billion of benefits to the economy. Cooperation with volunteers could be directed towards achieving the SDGs

No mention

Mongolia Voluntary National Review 2023

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Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs

Reporting on volunteering connected to matters of gender equality, women's empowerment or similar

Paragraph 1, page 18

Approximately 1,400 citizens participated in the conference and shared their views and initiatives, of which more than 1,000 participated as volunteers. Over 1,000 suggestions and initiatives were also received online. These views, suggestions and initiatives are ranked and reflected in the VNR.

Paragraph 2, page 28

Mongolia's network of volunteer organizations is actively engaged in achieving the SDGs. Volunteers carried out specific activities within the framework of SDGs 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11, 13, 16, and 17, such as training; advocacy; providing support, information and consultation services; conducting research; personally participating in organized work to raise awareness of the importance of the SDGs; fundraising; and campaigning independently and with support.

No mention
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