Volunteering in North Ayrshire

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

30% of adults living in North Ayrshire, an estimated 34,000 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Slightly above the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 240. Female = 130. Male = 110.

Margin of error = +/- 5.80 percent (%) at the 95% Confidence Level.

In 2014, formal volunteers living in North Ayrshire contributed:


of help



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).