Award Statistics – Dukeofed

Award Statistics

Australian Statistics 2019

Key StatisticFigure
Young people starting an Award each year.Over 26,600
Young people finishing an Award each year.Over 11,000
Young people currently engaged with the Award each year.Over 40,000
Number of adult volunteer Leaders and Activity Assessors supporting the Award each year.Over 60,000
Number of Award Centres Delivering the Award in AustraliaOver 1,200
100% of donor funds are used to support disadvantaged young people to start and complete an Award each year.Currently funded over 4,000 disadvantaged youth
Hours of volunteering by Award Participants each year.Over 850,000 hours
Number of young people that have participated in the Award since its inception in Australia (1959).

Over 775,000

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Top 5 Award Activities in Australia

Voluntary ServicePhysical RecreationSkillAdventurous JourneyGold Residential Project
Library AssistanceSoccerCookingTrail HikingYouth Camps
Child CareNetballMusicBushwalkingExchange
CoachingTennisPianoCadet CampFrench Exchange
Surf Life SavingBasketballReadingGrade CampSports & Coaching Camps
Cadets/Youth LeadershipSwimmingDrivingHorse RidingConstruction/Community Projects


International Statistics (Last Updated 2018)

    • In 2018, more than 1.3 million young people around the world took part in The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award.
    • Every day, more than 1,800 young people start their Award journey.
    • In 2018, more than 328,550 young people gained an Award at Bronze, Silver or Gold level.
    • In 2018, more than 150,000 young people considered marginalised or at risk took part in the Award.
    • The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award operates in more than 130 countries and territories around the globe

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