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The 10 Least Charitable Countries in the World

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The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), a UK-based charity, has revealed in a report which countries are most charitable, and which ones are not as involved in giving-related activities. Previously we covered the most charitable countries in the world. In the article we will do the opposite.


The “World Giving Index” was established to measure the giving trends from all around the world. In 2012 it involved 146 countries and about 155,000 people which are being surveyed on the following questions: “”Have you done any of the following in the past month: Donated money to a charity? Volunteered your time to an organisation? Helped a stranger, or someone you didn’t know who needed help?”

CAF said in its report that the participation of people in charity and giving-related activities has declined since 2007, probably as a consequence of the economic backdrop. In all trends of giving (volunteering, donating money, helping strangers) the number of people involved fell by some 100 million. Less people involved in charity means less people who can get help, and this is not a good sign.

However, the stress of the world’s markets and financial uncertainty means that now there are more people who need help, and thus, that is why it is important to focus on giving. In their report, the CAF also has several recommendations, which have to be considered in order to promote giving trends in any society. One of the recommendations, for example, involve individuals helping to establish a social norm by celebrating and being open about their charitable giving.

We have created a list of the ten least charitable countries from the “World Giving Index 2012” report. Let’s take a closer look at these countries.


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