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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.
- Thailand: Nonprofit Institutions Satellite Account, 2006-2008 (2010)
Produced by the Office of the National Social and Economic Development Board this nonprofit institutions satellite account examines data from 2006-2008. This publication finds that there were 70,792 non-profit organizations in Thailand in 2006, which contributed Baht 61,872 million to the national economy. The value of volunteer work in Thailand was valued at Baht 77,480 million in 2006, which increased to Baht 80,029 million in 2008.
- Thailand: Defining the Nonprofit Sector (1993)
Comparative Nonprofit Sector Working Paper #11 | Amara Pongsapich.
Explains that the nonprofit sector in Thailand is viewed as a competitor to the country’s military governments, but is being recognized as essential to the economic and social development of the country. Traces the origins of the Thai nonprofit sector to religion and describes the emergence of non-religious organizations following World War II. Explains that the sector has grown despite periods of suppression and has also been influenced by the presence of Catholic missionaries in Thailand. Describes the major types of nonprofit organizations in contemporary Thailand and their legal statuses in the eyes of the government.
- Thailand: UN Handbook test report (2001)
Belgium: UN Handbook test report (2001)
From November 2000 to July 2001, a draft version of the UN Handbook on Nonprofit Institutions in the System of National Accounts was tested in 11 countries, which varied in their level of development. This document captures the Thai experience during this test implementation.
- Thailand: Nonprofit Institutions Satellite Account, 2006-2012 (2016)
Produced by the Office of the National Social and Economic Development Board this publications includes an English translation of Chapter 3 in the “Non-Profit Institutions Satellite Account of Thailand, 2012” and updates the data provided in the 2010 Satellite Account. This publication finds that there were 76,685 non-profit organizations in Thailand in 2012—an increase of 5,893 between 2006 and 2012—which contributed Baht 75,633 million to the national economy and employed a total of 182,163 paid workers and 803,621 volunteers. For the full report in Thai, and for previous Satellite Accounts, please visit nesdb.go.th.