Share of adults donating money to charity in last 12 months in England in 2015, by means

Charitable donations given in England 2015, by means This statistic presents the means through which adults donated money to charitable causes in the last year in England as of 2015. Of respondents, 38.2 percent said they had donated money via collecting tins including those delivered door-to-door and placed in the street, a pub, at work, on a shop counter or other location.
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Share of respondents
Money in collecting tins37.6%
Buying raffle tickets (NOT national lottery)37.8%
Buying goods from a charity shop or catalogue 32.7%
Sponsorship 26.4%
Regular direct debit, standing order, covenant or debit from salary, payroll giving25.2%
Donations into a collection box at a free event or attraction24.3%
Fundraising events22.1%
Occasional donations by cheque or credit/debit card 19.3%
Collection at church, mosque or other place of worship 19.8%
Gift aid contributions on top of an entry fee to an event or attraction 17.5%
Did not give any money14.7%
Giving to people begging on the street 16.1%
A charity envelope for house-to-house collections 9.2%
Membership fees or supporter schemes for a charitable organisation 9.6%
Given money on an online crowdfunding platform4.4%
Other method of giving (excluding donating goods or prizes)1.8%
Share of respondents
Money in collecting tins37.6%
Buying raffle tickets (NOT national lottery)37.8%
Buying goods from a charity shop or catalogue 32.7%
Sponsorship 26.4%
Regular direct debit, standing order, covenant or debit from salary, payroll giving25.2%
Donations into a collection box at a free event or attraction24.3%
Fundraising events22.1%
Occasional donations by cheque or credit/debit card 19.3%
Collection at church, mosque or other place of worship 19.8%
Gift aid contributions on top of an entry fee to an event or attraction 17.5%
Did not give any money14.7%
Giving to people begging on the street 16.1%
A charity envelope for house-to-house collections 9.2%
Membership fees or supporter schemes for a charitable organisation 9.6%
Given money on an online crowdfunding platform4.4%
Other method of giving (excluding donating goods or prizes)1.8%
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This statistic presents the means through which adults donated money to charitable causes in the last year in England as of 2015. Of respondents, 38.2 percent said they had donated money via collecting tins including those delivered door-to-door and placed in the street, a pub, at work, on a shop counter or other location.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
United Kingdom (England)
Survey time period
2014 to 2015
Number of respondents
9,687 respondents
Age group
16 years and older
Method of interview
Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

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