1% of charities get most of the cash

Only 1% of  charities received 75% of  charitable income last year.Charities in England and Wales had a combined income of £72 billion in 2015 according to the Charity Commission. About £51.8 billion went to 2182 of the largest charities each of which received at least £5 million a year.

Charities with less than  £10000 pa comprise 40% of all charities and received 0.3% of income last year.

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