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Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area

Unpaid childcare

60 people in Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area provided unpaid care for children other than their own in 2011.

The role of unpaid childcare in Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area 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
Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Unpaid child careNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idProvided unpaid child care (all)23329.631.723729.532.2-4
Cared for own child/ren
17322.024.416420.424.7+9
Cared for other child/ren
546.96.4627.66.4-7
Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren
60.80.9121.51.1-6
No unpaid child care provided
51064.761.948460.259.7+25
Not stated
455.76.48410.48.2-39

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

Unpaid childcare, 2011
Unpaid childcare, 2011 Not stated, City of Casey: 6.4% No unpaid child care provided, City of Casey: 61.9% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, City of Casey: 0.9% Cared for other child/ren, City of Casey: 6.4% Cared for own child/ren, City of Casey: 24.4% Provided unpaid child care (all), City of Casey: 31.7% Not stated, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 5.7% No unpaid child care provided, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 64.7% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 0.8% Cared for other child/ren, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 6.9% Cared for own child/ren, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 22.0% Provided unpaid child care (all), Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 29.6%
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 unpaid childcare, 2006 to 2011
Change in unpaid childcare, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: -39 No unpaid child care provided, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +25 Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: -6 Cared for other child/ren, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: -7 Cared for own child/ren, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +9 Provided unpaid child care (all), Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: -4
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 child care provided by the population in Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion of people who provided unpaid child care either to their own or to other children. Overall, 29.6% of the population provided unpaid child care, compared with 31.7% for the City of Casey.

The major differences between the share of the population providing unpaid child care in Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage who did not provide care for children (64.7% compared to 61.9%)
  • A smaller percentage who provided unpaid childcare for own child/ren (22.0% compared to 24.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of people who provided unpaid child care for their own and/or other people's children in Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area decreased by 4 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area between 2006 and 2011.