New sector stats for Wales and Northern Ireland

Sizing up the sector in N Ireland

Northern Ireland’s umbrella body NICVA has launched its latest State of the Sector research in a new online format. This provides information on the “size, scope and finances of the Northern Ireland Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector”.

NICVA news article for more on what is new and key findings, or go direct to State of the Sector site.

A quick couple of extracted facts: Some four fifths organisations that responded to the State of the Sector survey operate in Northern Ireland only, and three quarters of the paid workforce is female.

Third sector statistics for Wales

Welsh umbrella body WCVA has launched ‘Third Sector Statistical Resource 2016’, providing a snapshot of the voluntary sector in Wales.

The report is underpinned by primary research carried out by WCVA and publicly available research findings.

WCVA news item includes a link to the bi-lingual document (20 page pdf, 843KB).