8% of the population but 11.8% of the charitable donations – ‘punching above our weight?’

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John Robertson
8% of the population but 11.8% of the charitable donations – ‘punching above our weight?’

In the Flagging Scotsman today: ‘Scotland is punching above its weight in terms of charity donations, a report has revealed.’ ‘An analysis from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) found that Scotland accounts for 11.8 per cent of all UK charitable donations, despite representing 8.4 per cent of the UK’s population. Scots gave an estimated £1.2 billion to charity in 2017, significantly up from the estimated £813 million donated in 2016.’ https://www.scotsman.com/business/scots-donations-break-through-1-billion-mark-1-4752994   More evidence that we are just a bit…

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John Robertson
8% of the population but 11.8% of the charitable donations – ‘punching above our weight?’