Members Survey 2015: Key Findings

Members Survey 2015: Key Findings
DTA Scotland
06.09.16

 

Source:

 

160 surveys returned – 73% return rate
Information for further 60 organisations gleaned from desk-top research.

 

 

2015

2011

DT Membership

Total of 43,588 people are currently members of their local development trust.

 

Average membership 198

 

 

Board members

Total of 2,002 people are currently serving on boards of development trusts

 

Average of 9 directors per board

 

1,049

Staff

Total of 558 full-time staff and 192 part-time staff employed

 

Total number of 751 people employed

 

 

727

 

Volunteers

Development trusts reported a total of 6,410 volunteers (discounting Board members)

 

Average of 29 volunteers per development trust

 

The estimated number of volunteer time  is 541, 122 hours

 

At the Living Wage, this equates to a contribution worth £3,896,078

 

Adding in board member hours (again at Living Wage) takes this figure to £4,184,366

 

4,435

Income

Aggregated reported turnover – £50.3 million

 

Of which, self-generated or trading income accounts for

£21.1 million.

 

Self-generated or trading income represents 42% of turnover.

 

£38.8 million

 

 

£21 million

Regeneration Contribution

 

 

The combined value of volunteer hours and self-generated income suggests that communities directly contribute over £25 million towards regeneration activity in Scotland.

 

Assets

Aggregate value of development trust assets is £89.4 million

 

£50.7 million

  

Housing

7%

Land

19%

Forestry

5%

Buildings

36%

Renewables

10%

Miscellaneous (equipment & plant, vehicles, pontoons, etc)

24%