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Narre Warren South

Unpaid domestic work

In Narre Warren South 21% of the population over 15 did more than 14 hours of housework each week in 2011.

There has been increased interest in identifying, acknowledging and valuing the unpaid work that supports home and community life. The changing amount of time spent on unpaid housework in different Household Types and, particularly the distribution of this work within the household, can indicate the changing roles of males, females and older children in society. The level of unpaid domestic work in Narre Warren South may also be related to Household Income, as higher income households are able to outsource some of these tasks.

Derived from the Census question:

'In the last week did the person spend time doing unpaid domestic work for their household?'

Persons aged 15 years and over.

Unpaid domestic work
Narre Warren South - (Usual residence) 20112006Change
Hours spent on unpaid domestic workNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Did unpaid domestic work14,40569.767.412,93672.368.2+1,469
Less than 5 hours4,82723.422.63,98222.221.7+845
Between 5 and 14 hours5,13624.924.14,68426.223.8+452
Between 15 and 29 hours2,28711.110.92,12011.811.2+167
30 hours or more2,15410.49.72,15012.011.5+4
Did no unpaid domestic work5,11624.825.33,44619.322.4+1,670
Not stated1,1365.57.31,5198.59.4-383

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

Unpaid domestic work, 2011
Unpaid domestic work, 2011 Not stated, City of Casey: 7.3% Did no unpaid domestic work, City of Casey: 25.3% 30 hours or more, City of Casey: 9.7% Between 15 and 29 hours, City of Casey: 10.9% Between 5 and 14 hours, City of Casey: 24.1% Less than 5 hours, City of Casey: 22.6% Not stated, Narre Warren South: 5.5% Did no unpaid domestic work, Narre Warren South: 24.8% 30 hours or more, Narre Warren South: 10.4% Between 15 and 29 hours, Narre Warren South: 11.1% Between 5 and 14 hours, Narre Warren South: 24.9% Less than 5 hours, Narre Warren South: 23.4%
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 unpaid domestic work, 2006 to 2011
Change in unpaid domestic work, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Narre Warren South: -383 Did no unpaid domestic work, Narre Warren South: +1,670 30 hours or more, Narre Warren South: +4 Between 15 and 29 hours, Narre Warren South: +167 Between 5 and 14 hours, Narre Warren South: +452 Less than 5 hours, Narre Warren South: +845
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 unpaid domestic work performed by the population in Narre Warren South in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion of persons who performed 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work per week.

Overall, 21.5% of the population reported performing 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work, compared with 20.7% for the City of Casey.

The major differences between the share of the population performing unpaid domestic work in Narre Warren South and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did domestic work (69.7% compared to 67.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did between 15 and 29 hours of domestic work (24.9% compared to 24.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did between 5 and 14 hours of domestic work (23.4% compared to 22.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did unpaid domestic work (total) (10.4% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of people performing unpaid domestic work in Narre Warren South, between 2006 and 2011 were those who:

  • Did no unpaid domestic work (+1,670 persons)
  • Did unpaid domestic work (+1,469 persons)
  • Did less than 5 hours of domestic work (+845 persons)
  • Did between 5 and 14 hours of domestic work (+452 persons)

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