The UK is a leader with an estimated 68,000 social enterprises contributing £24bn to the economy. Australia's government and social finance providers recently invested $40 million AUD to stimulate the sector, estimated to include 20,000 ventures. In the US, the sector is estimated to be 3.5 per cent of GDP, with one-third of the increase taking place since 2011. JP Morgan predicts the global social impact investment market could reach US$1 trillion by 2020.
Source: MJ Kaplan report