The State of Worldwide Giving

  1. Helping strangers
  2. Donating money to charity
  3. Volunteering time
From CAF World Giving Index 2018. CAF.

#1 Indonesia is the world’s most generous country

  1. Indonesia 🇮🇩
  2. Australia 🇦🇺
  3. New Zealand 🇳🇿
  4. United States 🇺🇸
  5. Ireland 🇮🇪
  6. United Kingdom 🇬🇧
  7. Singapore 🇸🇬
  8. Kenya 🇰🇪
  9. Myanmar 🇲🇲
  10. Bahrain 🇧🇭

#2 Yemen is the world’s least generous country

#3 Greece should be ashamed of itself

  1. Yemen 🇾🇪
  2. Greece 🇬🇷
  3. China 🇨🇳
  4. Palestine 🇵🇸
  5. Cambodia 🇰🇭
  6. Azerbaijan 🇦🇿
  7. Lithuania 🇱🇹
  8. Latvia 🇱🇻
  9. Afghanistan 🇦🇫
  10. Tunisia 🇹🇳

#4 Japan should be ashamed of itself, too

  1. Greece 🇬🇷
  2. Japan 🇯🇵
  3. Luxembourg 🇱🇺
  4. Venezuela 🇻🇪
  5. France 🇫🇷
  6. Switzerland 🇨🇭
  7. Finland 🇫🇮
  8. Norway 🇳🇴
  9. Botswana 🇧🇼
  10. Portugal 🇵🇹

#5 Myanmar is a rockstar

  1. Myanmar 🇲🇲
  2. Haiti 🇭🇹
  3. South Sudan 🇸🇸
  4. Kenya 🇰🇪
  5. Tajikistan 🇹🇯
  6. Nepal 🇳🇵
  7. Kyrgyzstan 🇰🇬
  8. Gambia 🇬🇲
  9. Indonesia 🇮🇩
  10. Sierra Leone 🇸🇱

#6 Men are more generous than women

  • Afghanistan 🇦🇫: men are significantly more likely to help a stranger than women (26 percentage point difference)
  • Kosovo 🇽🇰: men are more likely to donate (21 p.p.)
  • Liberia 🇱🇷: men are more likely to volunteer
  • Belarus 🇧🇾: women are more likely to help strangers (10 p.p.)
  • Sweden 🇸🇪: women are more likely to donate
  • Switzerland 🇨🇭: women are more likely to volunteer

#7 Individuals are the greatest source of donations worldwide

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Ernesta Orlovaitė

Ernesta Orlovaitė

Bookworm (but I sometimes go on real adventures) · Obsessive thinker · Inconsistent writer · “You live and learn. At any rate, you live.” — Douglas Adams