Overall and formal
In 2018, 48 per cent of adults provided unpaid help through formal and/or informal volunteering in the last 12 months.
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
In 2018, 36 per cent of adults provided unpaid help through informal volunteering.