Charities in England and Wales - 10 December 2022

The below charts represent information gathered about all the registered charities in England and Wales. Information is updated daily.

How many charities

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Main charities 169,019
Linked charities 14,827
Total 183,846

People

923,312 Trustee(s)

5,688,838 Volunteer(s)

Overall sector gross income and expenditure

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Income growth £121,336,829
How is this calculated?

This represents the growth or contraction of income between reporting periods. The income figures from the latest annual return are compared to that in the previous annual returns received.

Expenditure growth £1,051,911,331
How is this calculated?

This represents the growth or contraction of expenditure between reporting periods. The expenditure figures from the latest annual return are compared to that in the previous annual returns received.

This section contains information we have gathered about all the registered charities in England and Wales with an income greater than £500,000 and the financial details provided in their Annual Returns. Information is updated daily.

Income and endowments

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Donations and legacies £26,330,181,393
Charitable activities £38,833,150,822
Other trading activities £5,289,740,558
Investments £3,304,574,878
Other £3,245,658,014
Total income and
endowments
£77,003,305,660

Expenditure

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Raising funds £5,628,641,987
Charitable activities £65,662,548,955
Other £2,705,855,720
Total expenditure £74,008,264,220
Investment gains (losses) £20,527,489,791

Charitable expenditure

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Income generation and governance £8,345,715,265
Charitable expenditure £65,662,548,955
Retained £2,995,041,440
Employees 1,245,186

Total assets and liabilities

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Own use assets £74,755,349,612
Long-term investments £172,633,043,686
Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability -£5,456,788,051
Other assets £53,854,400,888
Total liabilities £51,517,408,503