Scottish Cities

Volunteering in selected Scottish cities

socialcap volunteering SCOT 2020

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The chart above gives information for adults living in the 20% most deprived areas of Glasgow, the rest of Glasgow and Glasgow as a whole, compared to Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh.

22% of adults in Glasgow had volunteered in the last 12 months, which is lower than the figures for Scotland (26%) as a whole and, particularly, Edinburgh (29%).  Of adults living in the 20% most deprived communities in Glasgow, only 16% had volunteered in the past 12 months, compared to 27% of the remaining 80% of the city.

Additional Resources

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    Sunday, 1 November 2009

    Miniature Glasgow - Video

    An extension of the GCPH's work profiling Glasgow's health, produced in collaboration with the International Future Forum.
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