Volunteering in Shetland
Summary of the latest statistics from the Scottish Household Survey (2015)
50% of adults in Shetland, an estimated 9,500 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Above the national average of 27%.
Adults, Base: All = 230. Female = 130. Male = 100.
Margin of error = +/- 6.46 percent (%) at the 95% Confidence Level.
In 2014, formal volunteers living in Shetland contributed:
1 MILLION HOURS
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).