Volunteering in South Ayrshire

Summary of the latest statistics from the Scottish Household Survey (2016)

26% of adults in South Ayrshire, around 24,500 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Slightly below the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 250. Female = 140. Male = 110.

In 2016, formal volunteers living in South Ayrshire contributed:


of help


to the local economy

Note: Numbers have been rounded to the nearest half a million (500,000).