NZ 2nd for charity giving

Stuff reports:

New Zealand is placed second in a list of the most charitable countries around the globe, with the United States taking the top spot.

A report released on Sunday from the Charities Aid Foundation showed that individual Kiwis giving to made up 0.79 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).

In comparison, the United States ranked in first with 1.44 per cent, and Canada wasn’t far behind New Zealand in third place with 0.77 per cent.

The top 10 are:

  1. US 1.44%
  2. NZ 0.79%
  3. Canada 0.77%
  4. UK 0.54%
  5. South Korea 0.50%
  6. Singapore 0.39%
  7. India 0.37%
  8. Russia 0.34%
  9. Italy 0.30%
  10. Netherlands 0.30%

Good to see us so generous.

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