Volunteering in East Lothian

Summary of the latest statistics from the Scottish Household Survey (2016)

26% of adults in East Lothian, an estimated 22,000 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Slightly below the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 290. Female = 160. Male = 130.

In 2016, formal volunteers living in East Lothian contributed:

2.5 MILLION HOURS

of help

£36 MILLION

to the local economy

 

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