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St Albans District

Volunteer work

In St Albans District 8% of the population reported doing some form of voluntary work in 2011.

The voluntary work sector is an important part of Australia's economy. The level of volunteering can indicate the cohesiveness of the community and how readily individuals are able to contribute to that community. Factors impacting on the level of volunteering in St Albans District include the Age Structure of the population, the level of Proficiency in English, Income and Education levels.

Derived from the Census question:

'In the last twelve months did the person spend any time doing voluntary work through an organisation or group?'

Persons aged 15 years and over.

Volunteer work
St Albans District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Volunteer statusNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer2,8897.69.02,6917.48.8+198
Not a volunteer
30,37379.880.629,23280.280.5+1,141
Volunteer work not stated
4,81212.610.44,52612.410.7+286

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Volunteer work, 2011
Volunteer work, 2011 Volunteer work not stated, City of Brimbank: 10.4% Not a volunteer, City of Brimbank: 80.6% Volunteer, City of Brimbank: 9.0% Volunteer work not stated, St Albans District: 12.6% Not a volunteer, St Albans District: 79.8% Volunteer, St Albans District: 7.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in volunteer work, 2006 to 2011
Change in volunteer work, 2006 to 2011 Volunteer work not stated, St Albans District: +286 Not a volunteer, St Albans District: +1,141 Volunteer, St Albans District: +198
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the voluntary work performed by the population in St Albans District in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a lower proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 7.6% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 9.0% for City of Brimbank.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in St Albans District increased by 198 people between 2006 and 2011.

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