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Scottish household survey 2018: key findings

Key findings from the Scottish household survey 2018: annual report.

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Scottish household survey 2018: key findings
Volunteering

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Volunteering

Overall and formal

In 2018, 48 per cent of adults provided unpaid help through formal and/or informal volunteering in the last 12 months.

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Formal

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The most common types of organisations which volunteers helped with were ‘youth or children's activities outside schools’, ‘local community or neighbourhood groups’ and ‘children’s education and schools’.

24% - Youth or children’s activities

21% - Local community or neighbourhood

20% - Children’s education and schools

17% - Health, disability and wellbeing

16% - Hobbies and recreation

Informal

In 2018, 36 per cent of adults provided unpaid help through informal volunteering. 

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Contact

Email: shs@gov.scot