People of Bedford really generous

22 August 2014

just-giving-logo Bedford - it's alright really, according to new findings from JustGiving.

According to figures from the UK's biggest fundraising website, Bedford is the most generous town in the UK.

The good people of Bedford, in Bedfordshire, gave £1,145,967 in the year to May 2014, with 41,631 people digging deep into their pockets.

Cambridge came in second place, with £1,440, while Reading was third with £1,711,566.

By calculating the figures of funds donated, in proportion to the giving residents of the town in relation to the town's overall population.

Those Top 10 Towns:

1. Bedford - £1,145,967 given by 41,631; population 79,150
2. Cambridge - £1,440,634 given by 48,295; population 126,480
3. Reading - £1,711,566 given by 58,235; population 159,247
4. Brentwood - £750,509 given by 21,672; population 74,460
5. Woking - £921,165 given by 27,646; population 99,567
6. Aberdeen - £1,872,610 given by 58,307; population 220,420
7. Cheltenham - £976,995 given by 33,381; population 115,900
8. High Wycombe - £1,004,113 given by 31,658; population 93,736
9. Watford - £737,375 given by 22,643; population 93,736
 10. Bristol - £848,674 given by 28,553; population 121,723

Well done Bedford!

You've got something going for you, at least!

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