Volunteers by Selected Characteristics, 2007
|Age, sex, |
|Total, 16 years and over||60,838||52|
|65 years and over||8,667||96|
|Educational attainment 2|
|Less than high school graduate||2,394||50|
|High school graduate||11,379||52|
|4-year college degree||23,799||60|
|Civilian labor force||43,405||50|
|Not in labor force||17,433||71|
|Type of activity||Percent distribution |
|Civic, political, professional, or international||5.1%|
|Educational or youth service||26.2|
|Environmental or animal care||1.9|
|Hospital or other health||7.8|
|Social or community service||13.1|
|Sport, hobby, cultural, or arts||3.5|
1. Hispanic persons may be of any race.
2. Data refer to persons 25 years and over.
3. Distributed by the organization for which each volunteer worked the most hours during the year.
NOTE: Volunteers are persons who worked in some way to help others for no monetary pay during the previous year. Based on a sample survey covering September 2006 through September 2007, and subject to sampling variability.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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