The analysis reflects data on 49,190 charities. Excluded from the analysis are charities directly involved in the provision of Education and those with a Religious purpose.
Core Healthcare represents the largest component of the charitable sector. Because of its dominant size our analysis is presented both including and excluding Core Healthcare.
We present a brief summary of the structure of the Sector from a regulatory and operational standpoint. We then provide insight into the size of the Sector by Number of Charities, Assets and Revenues including sub-categories for each. Further research is presented on Employment and Geographical Distribution. We then present the Canadian sector in a Global Context. Appendices are included ranking the largest Canadian charities in six categories.