Formal and informal social participation during last 12 months (persons aged 16 and over) (%)

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Formal and informal social participation [EU-SILC survey]

Formal and informal participation includes:

  1. participation in formal voluntary work (if respondent did any unpaid non-compulsory work for or through an organisation, a formal group or club. It also includes unpaid work for charitable or religious organisations);
  2. participation in informal voluntary activities (if respondent undertook any informal unpaid activities that were not arranged by any organisation);
  3. active citizenship (if respondent participated in activities such as participation to the activities of a political party or a local interest group, participation in a public consultation, peaceful protest including signing a petition, participation in a demonstration, writing a letter to a politician, writing a letter to the media).