Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2019)
Population ( UNFPA, 2019)
108.1 million

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

No data

Measurement work

No data

Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering

Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?


Republic Act 9418: "Volunteer Act of 2007"

Year 2007
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Does the country have a national policy, scheme, plan or strategy specific to volunteering?


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?

Bayanihang Bayan: A Volunteer Program for Government Service

2001 View source

Volunteer and Citizenship Program in each of the Local Government Units

2013 View source

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

No data

VNR Reporting

National Voluntary Review Report PHILIPPINES

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No mention

Voluntary National Review

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Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs

Paragraph 1, page 20

The annual Brigada Eskwela brings together nationwide voluntary efforts from stakeholders and communities to prepare public school facilities for the opening of the school year. It allows private partners to donate materials and volunteer time for public school maintenance and improvement, fostering shared governance among stakeholders and communities.

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