The Numbers: The Waterways Trust

The figures behind the charity that promotes greater use and enjoyment of waterways in the UK.

£4.54m - The charity's group income for the year ending 31 March 2009, compared with £4.19m the previous year.

£161k - The cost of generating voluntary and event income. The charity raised a total of £305,000, giving it a fundraising ratio of 53p in the pound. The previous year's ratio was 63p in the pound

£3.81m - The amount raised through payments for charitable activities such as museums and canal restoration. The charity also raised £400,000 through revenue-generating services, including shops and boat trips.

£765 - Group free reserves at year-end, compared with a deficit of £55,500 in the previous year.

£90k - No employee was paid more than this.

3 - The number of museums the charity runs, including the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, which maintains a fleet of 80 historic boats.

£132k - Money raised by the trust that did not pass through the accounts. These funds went to three restoration and improvement projects.

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