Social enterprises in the region
Diverse social enterprises are based or operating across Dumfries and Galloway.
More than half (54%) have a turnover of less than £50,000, with a further 14% raising between £50,000 and £100,000 per annum.
The mix ranges from development trusts and charities, who are partly reliant on grants, to those 52% of community groups, who self-identify as Social Enterprises.
Dumfries and Galloway has been successful in community asset transfers, with about 27% of our Social Enterprises being community centres and halls compared to the national average of 17%.
We have about 16 Social Enterprises per 10,000 of the population, which is higher than Scotland’s national average but lower than some similar Scottish rural areas.