Volunteering in East Ayrshire

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

20% of adults in East Ayrshire, an estimated 20,000 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Below the national average of 27%. 

Adults, Base: All = 220. Female = 120. Male = 100.

Margin of error = +/- 5.29 percent (%) at the 95% Confidence Level.

In 2014, formal volunteers living in East Ayrshire 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).