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639. Charity Contributions--Percent of Households Contributing, by Dollar Amount and Type of Charity

[In percent, except as noted. Estimates cover households' contribution activity (both cash and in-kind) for the year and are based on respondents' replies as to contribution and volunteer activity of household. Based on a sample survey of 2,719 persons 18 years old and over conducted during the spring of the following year and subject to sampling variability; see source]

 
ALL 1989 1991 1993 1995 1998
   ANNUAL AMOUNT OF HOUSEHOLDS GIVERS - - - -
     HOUSEHOLD - Percentage Average Percentage Average Percentage Average Percentage Average Percentage Average
   CONTRIBUTIONS of contri- of contri- of contri- of contri- of contri-
TYPE OF CHARITY households bution 1 households bution 1 households bution 1 households bution 1 households bution 1
1987 1989 1991 1993 1995 1998 1987 1989 1991 1993 1995 1998 (dol.) (dol.) (dol.) (dol.) (dol.)
 
None 28.9 24.9 27.8 26.6 31.5 29.9 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) Arts, culture, humanities 9.6 193 9.4 194 8.1 139 9.4 216 11.4 221
Givers 71.0 75.1 72.2 73.4 68.5 70.1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 Education 19.1 291 21.1 225 17.5 424 20.3 318 12.6 382
  $1 to $100 20.8 16.3 14.9 20.9 15.2 15.6 32.7 27.0 24.9 32.3 24.3 22.2 Environment 13.4 88 16.3 99 11.6 89 11.5 106 12.4 194
  $101 to $200 7.4 8.1 8.1 9.8 7.2 8.8 11.6 13.4 13.5 15.2 11.6 12.5 Health 32.4 143 32.9 154 25.7 139 27.3 214 20.8 234
  $201 to $300 6.6 4.8 7.3 5.6 5.7 6.9 10.5 8.0 12.2 8.6 9.2 9.9 Human services 23.0 263 27.5 260 26.7 208 25.1 271 27.3 250
  $301 to $400 3.5 4.6 3.3 3.7 4.7 5.6 5.6 7.6 5.6 5.8 7.5 8.0 International 4.2 202 3.5 198 2.8 (B) 6.1 283 4.5 279
  $401 to $500 3.2 3.1 3.2 4.0 5.2 4.3 5.0 5.1 5.4 6.2 8.3 6.1 Private, community
  $501 to $600 2.3 2.6 2.6 3.0 3.0 3.3 3.7 4.3 4.4 4.6 4.7 4.7 foundations 6.4 116 6.0 113 5.3 144 6.1 181 4.8 271
  $601 to $700 2.0 1.5 2.5 2.0 2.6 2.6 3.2 2.5 4.2 3.1 4.1 3.7 Public, societal benefit 11.2 120 11.2 132 11.2 160 10.3 122 11.1 134
  $701 to $999 3.7 4.8 3.4 2.9 3.7 4.3 5.8 7.9 5.7 4.6 6.0 6.1 Recreation - adults 6.2 135 6.3 164 4.6 193 7.0 161 5.0 144
  $1,000 or more 13.9 14.5 14.5 12.8 15.2 18.8 21.9 24.0 24.2 19.7 24.3 26.8 Religion 53.2 896 51.3 800 49.2 817 48.0 868 45.2 1,002
  Not reported 7.6 14.7 12.4 8.6 5.9 (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) Youth development 21.6 129 22.1 114 17.9 106 20.9 137 21.4 174


B Base too small to meet statistical standards of reliability. X Not applicable.
1 Average contribution per contributing household.

Source: Hodgkinson, Virginia, Murray Weitzman, and the Gallup Organization, Inc., Giving and Volunteering in the United States: 1992, 1994 and 1996 Editions. (Copyright and published by INDEPENDENT SECTOR, Washington, DC, fall 1992, 1994, and 1996.) and Saxon-Harrold, Susan K.E., Murray Weitzman, and the Gallup Organization, Inc., Giving and Volunteering in the United States: 1999 Edition. (Copyright and published by INDEPENDENT SECTOR, Washington, DC, 2000.)

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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