New Zealand One of The World’s Most Generous Nations

New Zealand is the country with the second highest rate of charitable donations as a percentage gross domestic product (GDP) according to a new report released by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

Charitable giving by individuals as a percentage of GDP was recorded at 0.79% in New Zealand in the study, which included 24 nations.

The report also highlighted the complexity behind people’s decisions of when to give and how much.

For a list of the Top 10 Most Generous Nations please see below.

  1. America
  2. New Zealand
  3. Canada
  4. UK
  5. Republic ok Korea
  6. Singapore
  7. India
  8. Russia
  9. Italy
  10. Netherlands

Article Source: The Independent, Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith, February 2, 2016

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