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Snapshot of the charities landscape in Singapore.

Number of Registered Charities

Sector 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Religious & Others 1280  1290 1290 1285 1291
Social & Welfare 359  364 383 396 399 
Health 124  131 134 138 141
Education 114  119 121 130 126
Arts & Heritage 115  124 137 140 146
Community 87  88 88 92 90
Sports 63  64 64 66 70
Total 2142  2180 2217 2247 2263

Source: Commissioner of Charities Annual Report


Number of Institutions of A Public Character

Sector  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Social & Welfare  219  220 226 232 236
Health  76  78  79  83  84
Education  42 43 46  43 43
Arts & Heritage  64  67 75 83 84
Community  70  71  71  77  79 
Sports  38  39 41 45  50
Others  90  94  95  90  90 
Total 599  612  633  653  666 

Source: Commissioner of Charities Annual Report



TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS RECEIVED BY Institutions of A Public Character

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017 
$970m  $1,092m  $1,361m 866m  $1,052m

Source: Commissioner of Charities Annual Report



Publications

Statistics Charities 2019
Last updated on 08 March 2019