Volunteering in East Ayrshire
Summary of the latest statistics from the Scottish Household Survey (2016)
26% of adults in East Ayrshire, an estimated 26,000 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Slightly below the national average of 27%.
Adults, Base: All = 210. Female = 120. Male = 90.
In 2016, formal volunteers living in East Ayrshire contributed:
3.5 MILLION HOURS
to the local economy
Note: Numbers have been rounded to the nearest half a million (500,000).