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In Grasslands Ward 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 Grasslands Ward 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
Grasslands Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Volunteer statusNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer3,1757.69.02,7207.68.8+455
Not a volunteer
33,72680.980.628,89980.580.5+4,827
Volunteer work not stated
4,80511.510.44,26011.910.7+545

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, Grasslands Ward: 11.5% Not a volunteer, Grasslands Ward: 80.9% Volunteer, Grasslands Ward: 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, Grasslands Ward: +545 Not a volunteer, Grasslands Ward: +4,827 Volunteer, Grasslands Ward: +455
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 Grasslands Ward 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 Grasslands Ward increased by 455 people between 2006 and 2011.

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