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

of help

£45 MILLION

to the local economy

 

Note: Numbers have been rounded to the nearest half a million (500,000).