United States of America
Region
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2020)
17
Population (UNFPA, 2022)
334.8 milion
Total number of volunteers (ILO, 2019)
77,950
Direct volunteering (ILO, 2019)
No data
Organization-based (ILO, 2019)
77,950

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

Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering

Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?

Yes
Volunteer Protection Act
Year 1997
View source

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
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