Volunteering in Highland

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

40% of adults in Highland, an estimated 77,500 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Above the the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 300. Female = 170. Male = 130.

Margin of error = +/- 5.54 percent (%) at the 95% Confidence Level.

In 2014, formal volunteers living in Highland contributed:

9 MILLION HOURS

of help

 

£115.5 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).