Volunteering in Eilean Siar

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

36% of adults in Eilean Siar, an estimated 8,000 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Above the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 280. Female = 150. Male = 130.

Margin of error = +/- 5.62 percent (%) at the 95% Confidence Level.

In 2014, formal volunteers living in Eilean Siar contributed:

 

1 MILLION HOURS

of help

 

£16 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).