Volunteering in East Refrewshire

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

30% of adults in East Renfrewshire, an estimated 22,500 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Slightly above the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 260. Female = 160. Male = 100.

Margin of error = +/- 5.57 percent (%) at the 95% Confidence Level.

In 2014, formal volunteers living in East Renfrewshire contributed:

7.5 MILLION HOURS

of help

 

£132 MILLION

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).