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Question: In the last 12 months, how often, if at all, did you do voluntary work, including unpaid work for a charity, political party, trade union or other non-profit organisation?
Choices: "Never" "Less than once a month" "Less than once a week but at least once a month" "At least once a week but not every day" "Every day"
Data: % of "Less than once a week but at least once a month" "At least once a week but not every day" "Every day"
Period:
Area:
28 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States29.4%
2 New Zealand29.2%
3 Norway28.0%
4 Netherlands27.1%
5 Canada25.5%
6 Denmark24.0%
7 Germany22.6%
8 Austria22.0%
9 Finland20.5%
10 Belgium20.1%
11 Ireland19.7%
12 Sweden18.6%
13 United Kingdom17.5%
14 Israel17.3%
15 Slovenia17.2%
16 Chile17.0%
17 France14.6%
18 Italy12.5%
19 Republic of Korea11.8%
20 Japan 11.1%
21 Estonia10.0%
21 Spain10.0%
23 Czech Republic9.5%
24 Greece8.8%
25 Slovakia8.3%
26 Poland7.6%
27 Turkiye5.8%
28 Lithuania4.2%

No data for 10 countries.

Source
OECD, Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC)

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 5.717139 X +5.770
Correlation coefficient (r)0.668
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.446

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 238203.114027 X +4260.770
Correlation coefficient (r)0.751
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.564

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 17.578677 X +77.496
Correlation coefficient (r)0.443
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.196

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 0.786799 X +1.449
Correlation coefficient (r)0.164
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.027

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 3.486551 X +9.491
Correlation coefficient (r)0.060
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004