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OSCR publish State of the sector information


OSCR have published their research on the state of the charity sector in Scotland.

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New research published today by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) sets out the current state of the country’s charity sector. The research reveals:

  • Two thirds of Scotland’s twenty-five thousand registered charities are run entirely by volunteers
  • Charities in Scotland also employ over two hundred thousand staff
  • The majority of charities in Scotland have an income of less than £25,000 per year, with over a third reporting an income of less than £10,000 over the same period
  • Scottish charities have a combined annual income of over thirteen billion pounds, making the sector a similar size to the Scottish NHS.

read the full report here