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Snapshot of the charities landscape in Singapore.

Number of Registered Charities

Sector 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Religious & Others 1290 1290 1285 1291 1296
Social & Welfare 364 383 396 399  402
Health 131 134 138 141 141
Education 119 121 130 126 127
Arts & Heritage 124 137 140 146 151
Community 88 88 92 90 91
Sports 64 64 66 70 69
Total 2180 2217 2247 2263 2277

Source: Commissioner of Charities Annual Report


Number of Institutions of A Public Character

Sector  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Social & Welfare  220 226 232 236 231
Health  78  79  83  84 80
Education  43 46  43 43 40
Arts & Heritage  67 75 83 84 72
Community  71  71  77  79  80 
Sports  39 41 45  50 47 
Others  94  95  90  90  60 
Total 612  633  653  666  610 

Source: Commissioner of Charities Annual Report



TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS RECEIVED BY Institutions of A Public Character

2014  2015  2016  2017  2018 
$1,092m  $1,361m 866m  $1,052m $1,069m 

Source: Commissioner of Charities Annual Report



Publications

Statistics Charities 2019
Last updated on 13 June 2019