Official Statistics

Charity register statistics for previous years: Charity Commission

Published 30 September 2014

1. 2009 to 2016

At 31 Dec Total number of charities Annual gross income £bn Number of large charities (annual income > £10 million) Annual gross income £bn Proportion of total income %
2016 167,109 73.11 1,191 45.47 62.2
2015 165,290 70.07 1,152 43.26 61.7
2014 164,348 65.72 1,068 39.44 60.0
2013 163,709 61.43 1,005 35.88 58.4
2012 162,915 58.48 958 33.50 57.3
2011 161,649 55.87 901 31.75 56.8
2010 162,415 53.86 883 30.10 55.9
2009 160,515 51.74 833 28.26 54.6

2. 1999 to 2008

At 31 Dec Total number of charities Annual gross income £bn Number of large charities (annual income > £10 million) Annual gross income £bn Proportion of total income %
2008 168,354 48.40 747 25.67 53.0
2007 169,297 44.55 679 22.41 50.3
2006 168,609 41.26 627 20.10 48.7
2005 167,466 37.86 570 17.59 46.5
2004 166,336 34.86 511 15.84 45.4
2003 164,781 31.62 460 14.19 44.9
2002 162,335 29.45 421 13.04 44.3
2001 160,778 26.71 372 11.42 42.7
2000 159,845 24.56 336 10.27 41.8
1999 163,355 23.74 307 10.19 42.9