Volunteering in Renfrewshire

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

22% of adults living in Renfrewshire, around 32,000 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Below the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 290. Female = 160. Male = 130.

Margin of error = +/- 4.77 percent (%) at the 95% Confidence Level.

In 2014, formal volunteers living in Renfrewshire contributed:

 4.5 MILLION HOURS

of help

 

£65 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).