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