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Narre Warren South

Volunteer work

In Narre Warren South 13% 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 Narre Warren South 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
Narre Warren South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Volunteer statusNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer2,64812.812.32,03111.312.3+617
Not a volunteer
16,87881.780.614,39080.478.9+2,488
Volunteer work not stated
1,1415.57.11,4808.38.8-339

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 Casey: 7.1% Not a volunteer, City of Casey: 80.6% Volunteer, City of Casey: 12.3% Volunteer work not stated, Narre Warren South: 5.5% Not a volunteer, Narre Warren South: 81.7% Volunteer, Narre Warren South: 12.8%
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, Narre Warren South: -339 Not a volunteer, Narre Warren South: +2,488 Volunteer, Narre Warren South: +617
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 Narre Warren South in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 12.8% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 12.3% for the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in Narre Warren South increased by 617 people between 2006 and 2011.

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