Volunteering in South Lanarkshire

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

23% of adults in South Lanarkshire, approximately 60,000 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Below the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 390. Female = 210. Male = 170.

Margin of error = +/- 4.18 percent (%) at the 95% Confidence Level.

In 2014, formal volunteers living in South Lanarkshire 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).