Demographics

Men

Highlights

32,772,431 male volunteers contribute roughly 3.0 billion hours of service

26.5% of males volunteer

Volunteer service worth an estimated $72.4 billion

Rates

97.1% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

51.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

20.4% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

26.1% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

49.4% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Women

Highlights

44,614,636 female volunteers contribute roughly 3.9 billion hours of service

33.8% of females volunteer

Volunteer service worth an estimated $94.5 billion

Rates

97.8% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

51.1% of residents do favors for neighbors

21.4% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

28.1% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

54.7% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

 

Generation Y

Highlights

6,456,628 Generation Y volunteers contribute roughly 474.6 million hours of service

26.1% of Generation Y Americans volunteer

Volunteer service worth an estimated $11.4 billion

Rates

96.9% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

33.9% of residents do favors for neighbors

14.4% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

20.8% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

19.5% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Millennials

Highlights

19,904,598 Millennial volunteers contribute roughly 1.5 billion hours of service

28.2% of Millennials volunteer

Volunteer service worth an estimated $36.7 billion

Rates

97.6% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

43.4% of residents do favors for neighbors

16.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

21.0% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

11.6% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Generation X

Highlights

21,720,574 Generation X volunteers contribute roughly 1.8 billion hours of service

36.4% of Generation X Americans volunteer

Volunteer service worth an estimated $45.2 billion

Rates

97.9% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

57.2% of residents do favors for neighbors

24.6% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

28.0% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

58.0% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Baby Boomers

Highlights

22,631,756 Baby Boomer volunteers contribute roughly 2.2 billion hours of service

30.7% of Baby Boomers volunteer

Volunteer service worth an estimated $54.3 billion

Rates

97.7% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

58.8% of residents do favors for neighbors

23.7% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

31.9% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

62.5% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Silent Generation

Highlights

6,673,509 Silent Generation volunteers contribute roughly 798.1 million hours of service

24.8% of Silent Generation Americans volunteer

Volunteer service worth an estimated $19.2 billion

Rates

96.6% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

54.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

21.5% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

33.6% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

61.5% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

 

Veterans

Highlights

5,652,731 veteran volunteers contribute roughly 630.0 million hours of service

30.0% of veterans volunteer

Volunteer service worth an estimated $50.0 billion

Rates

97.0% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

58.3% of residents do favors for neighbors

22.4% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

36.1% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

61.0% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Parents

Highlights

26,047,892 parent volunteers contribute roughly 2.0 billion hours of service

39.9% of parents volunteer

35.7% of fathers and 36.6% of working fathers volunteer

43.2% of mothers and 46.7% of working mothers volunteer

Parent volunteer service worth an estimated $15.2 billion

Rates

98.3% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

58.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

25.4% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

27.5% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

57.9% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

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