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Snapshot of the youth landscape in Singapore..

As society progresses, the needs and aspirations of our youths are also evolving. More youths are volunteering and participating in social groups , as the youth sector grows in vibrancy and more opportunities are available for youths to fulfil their aspirations and make a difference to the community.



Youth volunteerism rate

  2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
15-24 years  23% 36% 43% 25% 41% 40%
25-34 years  13% 12% 28% 17% 29% 27%

Source: National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre



Youth participation in social groups

  2010 2013 2016
15-19 years   72% 81% 84%
20-24 years 59%  63% 65%
25-29 years 44%  62% 60%
30-34 years^ 40%  57% 63% 

Youth Participation refers to involvement in at least one social group.

Social groups include sports-related groups, arts and cultural groups, uniformed groups, community groups, welfare and self-help groups, religious groups, interest and hobby groups, discussion groups (e.g. politics, religion etc), work-place related groups, and online groups.

Source: National Youth Council



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Last updated on 22 January 2020