Volunteering in South Ayrshire

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

25% of adults in South Ayrshire, around 23,500 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Slightly below the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 270. Female = 150. Male = 130.

Margin of error = +/- 5.16 percent (%) at the 95% Confidence Level.

In 2014, formal volunteers living in South 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).