The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) have published the 2014 edition of the World Giving Index. The index looks at charitable behaviour in 135 countries and scores nations based on three measures - the percentage of people who in a typical month donate money to a charitable cause, volunteer their time and help a stranger.
Report results in summary:
- Myanmar and the United States ranked joint 1st
- Myanmar ranked 1st for donating money with 91% of the population (over 15 years of age) stating they have donated money
- Only five countries in the top 20 are G20 nations
- The UK is ranked 7th