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A survey conducted by revealed that lawyers are the most generous, whilst those working in teaching, construction and the unemployed give the least.

The Charity Checkout survey found that those working in teaching and the construction industry gave to charity no more often than the unemployed.

This report comes as recent figures suggest a drop in donations to charity from last year. In 2011 the proportion of individuals who gave to charity in the average month was 58%, whilst this year that figure was expected to drop by around 6%.

Chester Mojay-Sinclare, CEO of, said, “We were pleasantly surprised by the generosity of the individuals we surveyed online. 60% had given to charity in the last month, a few percent more than we had expected. This...

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