The Numbers: Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

The figures behind the charity that provides and trains dogs for people with hearing loss

£5.83m - Hearing Dogs' income for the year ending 31 March 2010, compared with £6.14m in the previous year. The fall was mainly due to a drop in legacy income, which was down by about £900,000

£1.46m - The cost of generating voluntary income. The charity raised £4.85m - a fundraising ratio of 30p in the pound, up 7p on the previous year

£3.7m - Free reserves at year-end, up from £3m the previous year. Reserves equal seven months' expenditure. The target was to hold reserves equal to 12 months' expenditure

£70k - No employee was paid more than this

779 - The number of people who have hearing dogs. The previous year's figure was 820

1,121 - The number of volunteers at the charity, up from 830 the previous year

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