INFOGRAPHIC: Social Sector By the Numbers

By Allison Gauss
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While it may not get as much attention as big business, the social sector is a massive force for good in the world. Not only does it provide services and resources to vulnerable populations, it’s also an important part of the global economy. In the United States alone, nonprofits account for 10 percent of all employment.

We gathered key insights and facts to illustrate the landscape of the social sector. In the infographic below, learn about the size and impact of the social sector, including key statistics, top cause sectors, and organizational revenue levels. Finally, check out some of the biggest nonprofit organizations and learn about B Corporations, which unite profit and social progress.

social sector by the numbers infographic

It takes organizations of all kinds to solve the world’s toughest problems, like hunger, poverty, and climate change. Where does your nonprofit fit into these numbers?

Let us know in the comments and tell us what surprised you about this data!

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