Research: Giving Australia 2016 - Guides to giving


New research, Giving Australia 2016, has recently been released by the Queensland University of Technology Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Non-profit Studies in partnership with the Swinburne University of Technology’s Centre for Social Impact and Centre for Corporate Public Affairs, as commissioned by The Department of Social Services.

Giving Australia 2016 has collected comprehensive, up-to-date information from individuals, charitable organisations, philanthropists and businesses in Australia and provides critical information about giving and volunteering behaviours, attitudes and trends. This data collection builds on information gathered through Giving Australia 2005.

An estimated 14.9 million Australian adults (80.8%) gave in total $12.5 billion to charities and nonprofit organisations (NPOs) over 12 months in 2015-16*. The average donation was $764.08 and median donation $200.

Giving Australia 2016 - Guide to Individuals Giving

Get all the facts on how individuals choose to give their money.

Giving Australia 2016 - Guide to Giving to Nonprofit Organisations

Get all the facts on how people give their money to not-for-profits to help you plan your next fundraising activities.

Giving Australia 2016 - Guide to Businesses Giving

How and why do businnes give? Which businesses are most likely to give? And what?