- 161,000 voluntary organisations
- £39.2 billion: voluntary sector income
- 800,000: voluntary sector employees
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This site also hosts the Voluntary Sector Datastore - a directory of useful source of data on the voluntary sector. The datastore is NCVO's first steps into "open data" - something that we think will play a big part in the accountability of voluntary organisations.
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Our data tool allows you to explore data about the voluntary sector in selected areas.