Volunteering in South Lanarkshire

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

25% of adults in South Lanarkshire, approximately 65,500 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Slightly below the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 400. Female = 210. Male = 180.

In 2016, formal volunteers living in South Lanarkshire contributed:


of help


to the local economy


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