About 60% of 23-year-old young adults born in Québec participated in at least one social engagement activity during the year, and about half did at least one non-electoral political participation activity.
Short highlights and data are presented in the form of graphs to provide a better understanding of the situation of young people in Québec.
On this International Volunteer Day, here are a few statistics on the subject. Did you know that 77% of Quebecers did formal or informal volunteering in 2018? In total, more than one billion hours were volunteered. The analysis provides a picture of volunteering in Québec.
Number and proportion of volunteers, number of hours dedicated to volunteering, sectors of activity concerned, motivations, etc. Most statistics are broken down by age group and gender.
More than 2 in 3 young adults (69%) born in Québec in 1997-1998 reported having voted in the 2018 provincial election. There is a link between young adults voting and maternal education; young adults’ education, employment, area of residence and level of trust; and young adults’ civic engagement.
In 2018, about 21% of Quebecers aged 15 and over, or about 1,489,000 people, were acting as informal caregivers (24% of women and 18% of men). Among these caregivers, nearly 60% were employed.
This collection describes the current situation of Quebecers aged 15 to 29 and the patterns of this population over the last 20 years. Themes: health, education, citizen participation, employment and entrepreneurship.
Characteristics associated with participation in volunteer activities among Quebecers aged 16 to 65, as well as the frequency of participation in these activities.
Québec’s primary donors, the amounts donated by this group, in what areas the donations go, and the importance of Québec’s donors among Canada’s primary donors.