Volunteering in West Lothian

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

29% of adults in West Lothian, approximately 42,000 people, volunteer formally through an organisation or group. Slightly above the national average of 27%.

Adults, Base: All = 240. Female = 140. Male = 100.

In 2016, formal volunteers living in West Lothian contributed:


of help


to the local economy


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