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Top 25 Countries With Robust Rate of Youth Volunteering
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Top 25 Countries With Robust Rate of Youth Volunteering

Half of the world’s population is under the age of 30, making this the largest generation of youth in human history.

With the release of second Global Youth Wellbeing Index established by co-partner of International Youth Foundation and Hilton, the index which examines the real challenges facing young people around the world is hoped to provide the world in making futures brighter for the next generation.

Rich in youth-focused data, the index covers overall picture of the political and civic context for each nation, including the existence of a national youth policy, whether youth feel their government cares about their wants and needs, the age for office, and the rate of youth volunteering.

Looking at the area of volunteering, the overall results demonstrate that young people are already directly engaged in solving problems their communities face.

Extracting the full report of the Index, herewith Seasia provides you with the information on countries that have a very robust rate of youth volunteering.

This volunteering rates provide useful insight into the degree of youth engagement and agency in solving community challenges in positive and peaceful ways.

The countries are ranked as follows:

RATES OF YOUTH VOLUNTEERING BY COUNTRY

1. INDONESIA - 51%

Source Image: AIT-SERD Asian Institute of Technology
Source Image: AIT-SERD Asian Institute of Technology

2. United States – 46%

3. Australia – 42%

4. Kenya – 42%

5. PHILIPPINES – 37%

THE DE LA Salle Philippines delegation with Brazilian youth delegates on Copacabana beach | Inquirer.net
THE DE LA Salle Philippines delegation with Brazilian youth delegates on Copacabana beach | Inquirer.net

6. Uganda – 31%

7. Nigeria – 27%

8. South Africa – 26%

9. United Kingdom – 26%

10. Ghana – 25%

11. Germany 23%

12. South Korea – 23%

13. Peru – 21%

14. Colombia – 20%

15. India – 20%

16. Spain – 19%

17. VIETNAM – 19%

Source Image: Towards Transparency
Source Image: Towards Transparency

18. Japan – 18%

19. Sweden – 18%

20. Brazil – 17%

21. Russia – 15%

22. Saudi Arabia – 14%

23. THAILAND – 13%

Source Image: Thailand Youth for Christ
Source Image: Thailand Youth for Christ

24. Mexico – 12%

25. Jordan – 10%

Note: Percentage of respondents responding to the Gallup World Poll ages 15 to 29 who say they have volunteered time to an organization in the past month.


Source : Forbes, 2017 Global Youth Wellbeing Index Full Report

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