Membership of the Scouts has risen during the past seven years from 444,936 in 2005 to 525,364 this year, figures released by the association show.
Since 2002, the number of girls taking part has increased by 69% while more than 50 scout groups catering for young people drawn mainly from Muslim, Hindu and Sikh communities have opened in the last ten years.
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The survey also showed that people would be willing to pat £5 to offset their carbon emissions.
Companies are being urged to allow mothers to come back to work under flexible working hours.
He says it has taken him several years to be happy with the album.