The number of people who say they have given to charity in the past three months is at a record low, a survey has found.
The proportion of people donating decreased across all age groups, but especially among donors between 55 and 64 (from 67% to 50%) and between 45 and 54 (from 71% to 57%). Among 16 to 24 year-olds, they were almost stable instead, going from 68% to 67%.
Some 38% of respondents said they would “definitely” or “probably” cut back on their charity donations in the next 12 months.
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