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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Social Advocacy Organizations

Overview of the U.S. Social Advocacy Organizations Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Social Advocacy Organizations: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Social Advocacy Organizations industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Membership Services

Membership Services - Civic And Social Organization

Membership Services - Business And Professional Association

Other Membership (Including Religious Congregation) Services

Resale Of Merchandise

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Government

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Private

Investment Income, Including Interest And Dividends

Gains (Losses) From Assets Sold (Report Losses By Including A Dash Prior To The Dollar Amount.)

Program Service Revenue Including Government Fees And Contracts

All Other Revenue

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Social Advocacy Organizations by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Social Advocacy Organizations company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Social Advocacy Organizations industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Social Advocacy Organizations measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 13%

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Top Executives 5%
Chief Executives1%
General and Operations Managers5%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 13%
Business Operations Specialists 11%
Community and Social Service Occupations 17%
Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists 17%
Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists 12%
Social and Human Service Assistants 7%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 6%
Media and Communication Workers 5%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 10%
Animal Care and Service Workers 5%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 5%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 18%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 6%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 6%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Social Advocacy Organizations Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Lawyers Without Borders trademarks "LWOB" - Books, printed reports, printed newsletters, and printed instructional materials in the field of law - 11/28/2017
  • Freshwater Trust trademarks "BASINSCOUT" - Computer software designed to perform remote surveying of landscapes and watersheds in order to identify potential sites for watershed restoration - 09/08/2017
  • Freshwater Trust patents System, Method, And Apparatus For Generating And Distributing Watershed Restoration Credits - 01/05/2012

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Freshwater Trust14
    Tides Center
    National Family

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • New Social Advocacy Tools from Salsa Labs to Play Crucial Role in 2018 Election Year Strategies - 2. Facebook Ads Integration with Salsa Engage will help organizations and campaigns reach and capture brand new supporters and retarget ads to people who have taken action in the past! 3. Simple social sharing and tell-a-friend advocacy tools enable your ... (01/04/2018)
    • Inspire continues expansion of partnerships with nonprofit advocacy organizations - ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inspire, the leading healthcare social network, has expanded its reach with new partnerships with nonprofit patient advocacy organizations. Inspire heads into 2018 with a focus on growing its support for ... (12/28/2017)
    • Advocacy Groups To Doug Jones: Hire People Of Color As Your Senior Staff - Several racial justice, social justice and other advocacy groups wrote to Sen.-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) Tuesday urging him to interview and hire people of color to staff his Senate office, especially in senior positions. Jones was elected in a shocking ... (12/20/2017)
    • Advocacy Organizations Opposed to Congressional Tax Plan - This tremendous revenue shortfall will inevitably put Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security and other programs at ... Justice in Aging ( is a national non-profit legal advocacy organization that fights senior poverty through law. (12/16/2017)
    • Coalition of immigrant advocacy groups demands resignation of Congreso leader for applauding at Trump rally - Twenty immigrant and workers' advocacy organizations on Monday demanded the ... “Even more unimaginable is an executive director of said social services organization visibly supporting a president whose goals are to slash social spending to agencies ... (05/23/2017)
    • Civil liberty, social justice advocacy groups vow to fight President Trump’s new travel ban - Civil liberty and social justice advocacy groups said Monday they’ll fight to block President Trump’s new executive order just as they did the last one. Amnesty International, the New York Civil Liberties Union and the Brennan Center for Justice were ... (03/06/2017)
    • Industry money may taint advice from patient groups, regulators - As a social worker, Susannah Rose referred clients with cancer to patient advocacy groups she trusted to dispense unbiased advice - until she heard the groups might be taking money from pharmaceutical companies. So she set out to investigate. Two-thirds of ... (01/18/2017)
    • Advocacy groups call for state investigation of Cumberland County jail deaths - A pair of advocacy groups dedicated to social and religious justice want the state to investigate alleged “official misconduct” linked in part to the death of three Cumberland County jail inmates in about a 15-month period. The People’s Organization ... (06/22/2016)
    • 'Israel Advocacy Needs to Move Online' - "We have organizations on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram showing support for Israel and Judaism as a whole," Aaron listed, adding that his group's three social media pages have over 15,000 followers According to Aaron, social media advocacy is necessary ... (03/05/2015)
    • ADVOCACY PROGRAMS- SOCIAL ACTION GROUPS ARE WEILDING A POWERFUL WEAPON - ----- Myron Berger is a freelance writer with a particular interest in television. BY MYRON BERGER Increasingly, during the past four years, social-action and political groups have been ... (05/24/1981)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $44,115,344 on Social Advocacy Organizations. It has awarded 476 contracts to 266 companies, with an average value of $165,847 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

    Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Social Advocacy Organizations to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

    The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

    Membership Services
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Social Advocacy OrganizationsOpportunity/Threat
    Business Associations
    Professional Organizations
    Condominium & Homeowner's Associations & Athletic Associations
    Human Rights Organizations Competing industry
    Environment, Conservation & Wildlife Organizations Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Membership Services are less than those from Social Advocacy Organizations. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Membership Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Membership Services Product Sales Report

    Social Assistance
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Social Advocacy OrganizationsOpportunity/Threat
    Voluntary Health Organizations
    Business Associations
    Grantmaking Foundations Competing industry
    Human Rights Organizations Competing industry
    Condominium & Homeowner's Associations & Athletic Associations Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Social Assistance are less than those from Social Advocacy Organizations. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Social Assistance sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Social Assistance Product Sales Report

    Advertising Services
    Advertising Services Product Sales Report

    Licensing Of Rights To Use Intellectual Property
    Licensing Of Rights To Use Intellectual Property Product Sales Report