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- The State of Global Civil Society and Volunteering: Latest findings from the implementation of the UN Nonprofit Handbook (2013)
Comparative Nonprofit Sector Working Paper #49 | Lester M. Salamon, S. Wojciech Sokolowski, Megan Haddock, and Helen S. Tice.
The latest findings resulting from the implementation of the UN Handbook on Nonprofit Institutions in the System of National Accounts. This report includes data on nonprofit employment, volunteering, fields of activity, contribution to GDP, expenditures, and revenues in 16 countries around the world.
- Global Civil Society: Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector, Volume 2 (2004)
ISBN 1-56549-184-X | Lester M. Salamon, S. Wojciech Sokolowski, and Associates.
Resulting from the Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project, this second volume of the Global Civil Society series continues our comprehensive country-by-country analysis of the scope, size, composition, and financing of the civil society sector in 22 countries around the world. This download contains the table of contents and introductory chapter; the full volume is available for purchase in paperback and Kindle editions at Amazon. See also: 36-Country Data Tables.
- Norway: Nonprofit Institutions Satellite Account, 2010 (2012)
Produced by Statistics Norway this third nonprofit institutions satellite account examines data from 2010. Including the value of volunteer work, the gross value added of nonprofit institutions was estimated to be NOK 101 billion in 2010. Voluntary (unpaid) work constitutes 60 per cent of total value added in the sector. Value added calculated without unpaid work was NOK 42 billion in 2010 which is about NOK 1.2 billion more than the year before. 80,105 paid employees and 115,149 unpaid full-time equivalent persons contributed to this value added. This download contains 2 tables; the full report, including data comparing results back to 2006, is available at Statistics Norway in Norwegian and English.
- Norway: Nonprofit Institutions Satellite Account, 2007 (2010)
Produced by Statistics Norway this nonprofit institutions satellite account examines data from 2007. As shown, nonprofit organizations contributed NOK 35 billion in 2007, which represented 1.5 percent of Norway's GDP and employed 69,951 full time equivalent workers. This download contains 4 tables; the full report is is no longer available online.
- Norway: Nonprofit Institutions Satellite Account, 2009 (2011)
Produced by Statistics Norway this second nonprofit institutions satellite account examines data from 2009. Including the value of volunteer work, the gross value added of nonprofit institutions was found to constitute NOK 92 billion in 2008. This is an increase of 6.5 percent compared to the previous year. 71,500 employees and 114,600 unpaid full-time equivalent persons contributed to this value added. This download contains 2 tables; the full report, including comparative data back to 2006, is available at Statistics Norway in Norwegian and English.
- Norway: Nonprofit Institutions Satellite Account, 2012 (2014)
Produced by Statistics Norway this nonprofit institutions satellite account examines data from 2012. non-profit institutions are estimated to have contributed NOK 47.7 billion to the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2012; an increase of NOK 5 billion from 2010. There were just over 83 200 paid FTEs in the sector as a whole, constituting around 3.5 per cent of FTEs in Norway overall. For previous years, this satellite account has included an estimate of the value added in non-profit institutions where the value of the volunteer (unpaid) work has been taken into account. However, subject to a new study on the amount of volunteer work this estimate has not been calculated for 2011 and 2012. In addition, this is the first time the Norwegian nonprofit institutions satellite account has included data on the funding sources of nonprofit activities, showing that approximately 43 per cent of the organizations’ operating income came from the public sector. This download contains a compartaive table going back to 2010; the full report is available at Statistics Norway in Norwegian and English.
- The Size and Scope of the European Third Sector (2016)
TSI Working Paper no. 12 | Lester M. Salamon and S. Wojciech Sokolowski.
Produced as part of the Third Sector Impact Project (TSI), this working paper presents provide an estimate of the size of the Third Sector in European Union member countries and Norway following the conceptual framework for defining the Third Sector developed under the auspices of the Third Sector Impact project, and outlined in "The Third Sector in Europe: Towards a Consensus Conceptualization" (TSI Working Paper no. 2, 2014). This is the twelfth paper in the TSI Working Papers series, all of which can be found here.