The COVID-19 response has asked a lot of non-profit organisations in New Zealand. It is timely to remember the significant, and growing, contribution our community sector makes to the New Zealand economy.
Download the full report and more detailed data here - the following figures compare data at year ended March 2018 with the year ended March 2013 unless otherwise stated:
NPIs’ contribution to GDP in 2018 was $8.1 billion (2.8 percent of GDP) compared with $6.2 billion (2.9 percent of GDP) in 2013.
The value of volunteering is estimated at $4 billion.
Membership, donations, and grants (including government grants) make up 29 percent of NPI income.
The number of paid employees in the NPI sector has increased 10 percent to 150,630.
Volunteer hours have remained stable at 159 million.
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