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Keilor Lodge - Keilor North

Unpaid childcare

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110 people in Keilor Lodge - Keilor North provided unpaid care for children other than their own in 2016.

The role of unpaid childcare in Keilor Lodge - Keilor North is determined by many different factors. For example areas with high levels of unpaid child care may have a dominance of single income families with one significant earner, or there could be a lack of provision of paid child care in the area. The level to which people care for others children can also indicate the role of extended family (eg. grandparents caring for grandchildren, family day care).

The role of unpaid child care is a complex one so this topic should be viewed in conjunction with several others, including Household Type, Employment, Household Income and Educational Attendance.

Derived from the Census question:

'In the last two weeks did the person spend time looking after a child, without pay?', which specifically asks respondents to differentiate between caring for their own children and caring for others children.

Persons aged 15 years and over.

Unpaid childcare
Keilor Lodge - Keilor North - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Unpaid child careNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idProvided unpaid child care (all)38324.825.539926.724.5-16
Cared for own child/ren
27317.718.830120.218.2-28
Cared for other child/ren
1107.16.2896.05.9+21
Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren
00.00.490.60.4-9
No unpaid child care provided
1,06268.766.31,02068.466.1+42
Not stated
1006.58.2734.99.4+27

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Unpaid childcare, 2016
Unpaid childcare, 2016 Not stated, City of Brimbank: 8.2% No unpaid child care provided, City of Brimbank: 66.3% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, City of Brimbank: 0.4% Cared for other child/ren, City of Brimbank: 6.2% Cared for own child/ren, City of Brimbank: 18.8% Provided unpaid child care (all), City of Brimbank: 25.5% Not stated, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 6.5% No unpaid child care provided, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 68.7% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 0.0% Cared for other child/ren, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 7.1% Cared for own child/ren, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 17.7% Provided unpaid child care (all), Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 24.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in unpaid childcare, 2011 to 2016
Change in unpaid childcare, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: +27 No unpaid child care provided, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: +42 Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: -9 Cared for other child/ren, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: +21 Cared for own child/ren, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: -28 Provided unpaid child care (all), Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: -16
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the unpaid child care provided by the population in Keilor Lodge - Keilor North in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a lower proportion of people who provided unpaid child care either to their own or to other children. Overall, 24.8% of the population provided unpaid child care, compared with 25.5% for City of Brimbank.

The major differences between the share of the population providing unpaid child care in Keilor Lodge - Keilor North and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage who did not provide care for children (68.7% compared to 66.3%)
  • A smaller percentage who provided unpaid childcare for own child/ren (17.7% compared to 18.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people who provided unpaid child care for their own and/or other people's children in Keilor Lodge - Keilor North decreased by 16 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Keilor Lodge - Keilor North between 2011 and 2016.

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