Volunteering in Glasgow

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

23% of adults in Glasgow City, an estimated 119,000 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Below the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 800. Female = 420. Male = 380.

In 2016, formal volunteers living in Glasgow City contributed:

13.5 MILLION HOURS

of help

£188 MILLION

to the local economy

 

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