Volunteering in Shetland
Summary of the latest statistics from the Scottish Household Survey (2016)
56% of adults in Shetland, an estimated 10,500 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Above the national average of 27%.
Adults, Base: All = 260. Female = 140. Male = 120.
In 20164, formal volunteers living in Shetland contributed:
1 MILLION HOURS
to the local economy
Note: Numbers have been rounded to the nearest half a million (500,000).