Once again, numbers 'generally' on the rise
This from DAVID FORSTER, our County Secretary, who says: "The following extract gives an update on the County after this year’s 2017 Census, a summary of which has been circulated to Districts."
Overall, total youth membership (including Scout Network) had increased from 6303 to 6392 (a rise of 0.9%).
Of note, male youth membership had declined slightly by -0.5% whilst female membership had increased by 7.8%.
Adult members and supporters had increased from 1264 to 1360 (a rise of 7.6%).
As at 31 Jan 2017, the County recorded the following:
• 105 Beaver Scout Colonies (+1)
• 119 Cub Scout Packs (no change)
• 98 Scout Troops (-1)
• 48 Explorer Scout Units (+11)
• 12 Local Scout Networks (-1)
• 13 District Active Support Units (+4)
• 100 Scout Groups (-1)
• 13 Districts (no change)
The County Secretary wants to express his thanks to ALL District Appointment Secretaries, District Secretaries and District Treasurers for their stirling work in completing this year’s Census.
Well done to all involved in this years Census recording