The volunteer rate in 2018 was 7.8%, with nearly 695 thousand people from the resident population, aged 15 or more, participating in, at least, one formal and / or informal volunteer activity. The female volunteer rate was higher than the male rate (8.1% vs. 7.6%). The predominant age group was 15-24 years (11.3%). Participation in volunteer work increased progressively with the level of education (15.1% in individuals with tertiary education). The volunteer rate was higher in the unemployed (10.5%) and single (9.1%).
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