% of income given by Americans to charities each year



Stat: Americans tend to give about 3% of their income to charity, unless they've lost their jobs entirely

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In 2006, wages and salaries totaled $489.4 billion, compared with $318.9 billion in 199... See Full Stat Info
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Religion, $102.32 billion (33.4%), Education, $43.32 billion (12.1%), Human services, $... See Full Stat Info
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In 2006, nonprofits contributed $666.1 billion to the U.S. economy. See Full Stat Info
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Non-cash clothing donations totaled $5.8 billion in 2007. See Full Stat Info
In fact, in any one year, some 70% of Americans give to charity See Full Stat Info
Americans tend to give about 3% of their income to charity, unless they've lost their j... See Full Stat Info
Corporations accounted for more than $15.6 billion (5.1%); and Foundations for $38.5 bi... See Full Stat Info
Social or human service charities raised $29.64 billion in 2007, -- an increase of 8.4 ... See Full Stat Info
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