Volunteering and Intergenerational Solidarity

Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity and is intended to promote goodness or improve human quality of life. In return, this activity can produce a feeling of self-worth and respect. There is no financial gain involved for the individual. Volunteering may have positive benefits for the volunteer as well as for the person or community served

Data host: 

European Parliament

Unit of Measurement: 

Percentage (%)

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Intergovernmental Organisation