Volunteering in Aberdeenshire

Summary of the latest statistics from the Scottish Household Survey (2015)

33% of adults in Aberdeenshire, an estimated 70,500 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Above the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 280. Female = 160. Male = 120.

Margin of error = +/- 5.1 percent (%) at the 95% Confidence Level. 

In 2014, formal volunteers living in Aberdeenshire contributed:


of help



to the local economy


Note: Data on the economic value of volunteering is not available for 2015. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest half a million (500,000).