There are almost 23,395 paid staff in Glasgow's voluntary and community sector.
In addition, over 50,665 Glaswegians do some unpaid voluntary work every week for organisations with paid staff.
The annual income of the staffed sector is £671 million.
Over 72% of voluntary and community groups focus on the 'hard to reach', including low income households, drug users, disabled people, people with mental health problems, those with learning difficulties and older people. Below is a breakdown of organisations' areas of activities:
Over 350 organisations across the city with paid employees focus their work on one or more equality group.
Over 24% of organisations with paid employees focus on providing services to young people.
24% of organisations with unpaid volunteers provide sport and leisure opportunities to Glaswegians.
Almost 90% of all voluntary organisations are overseen by a board of directors. That percentage translates into 15,444 voluntary governing body positions.
source: Infobase 2009