Team London volunteer target (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2861
Question By: 
Len Duvall
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Can you break down the 100,000 volunteers into age, gender, ethnicity, disability, first time volunteers and employment status?

Answer

Answer for Team London volunteer target (2)

Answer for Team London volunteer target (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The Team London website aims to remove barriers to volunteering therefore doesn't require users to submit personal information when creating an account. Based on a sample 5% that do, the breakdown is the following:

       Age:

o       Under 16:                             1%

o       16-25:                                           45%

o       26-35:                                           27%

o       36-45:                                           12%

o       46-55:                                           9%

o       56-65:                                           4%

o       Over 65:                             2%

       Gender:

o       Female: 67%, Male: 32%, Didn't Say: 1%

       Ethnicity:

o       Asian or Asian British:               16%

o       Black or Black British:               19%

o       Chinese / or other:               6%

o       Mixed:                                           5%

o       Rather Not Say:               5%

o       White:                                           49%

       Disability:

o       Yes: 7%, No: 90%, Don't know: 1%, Rather Not Say:               2%

       1st time volunteering:

o       Yes: 18%, No:               82%

       Employment status:

o       Retired/disabled:               4%

o       Other:                                           5%

o       Student:                             34%

o       Unemployed:                             23%

o       Working:                             34%