Civil society organisations have an estimated combined annual income of £200.1bn
- Voluntary organisations make up the largest part of civil society in financial terms, accounting for the largest share of income with £47.8bn.
- Universities (£30.7bn), employee owned businesses (£30bn), and co-operatives (£23.9bn) are the other major sectors in terms of income.
- Civil society organisations have an estimated combined annual expenditure of £117.9bn. The real number is likely to be much higher as for some civil society organisations, including community interest companies, co-operatives and employee owned businesses, spending data is not available.
- On average, civil society organisations spend 94% of their income.