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Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park

Unpaid domestic work

In Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park 24% 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 Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park 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
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - (Usual residence) 20112006Change
Hours spent on unpaid domestic workNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Did unpaid domestic work8,32671.269.18,02971.568.8+296
Less than 5 hours2,61922.421.92,27220.220.4+346
Between 5 and 14 hours2,87524.626.22,75324.524.9+121
Between 15 and 29 hours1,57513.512.11,57314.012.7+2
30 hours or more1,25710.89.01,43012.710.9-173
Did no unpaid domestic work2,72623.323.22,46021.922.1+266
Not stated6405.57.87426.69.0-102

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 Charles Sturt: 7.8% Did no unpaid domestic work, City of Charles Sturt: 23.2% 30 hours or more, City of Charles Sturt: 9.0% Between 15 and 29 hours, City of Charles Sturt: 12.1% Between 5 and 14 hours, City of Charles Sturt: 26.2% Less than 5 hours, City of Charles Sturt: 21.9% Not stated, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 5.5% Did no unpaid domestic work, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 23.3% 30 hours or more, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 10.8% Between 15 and 29 hours, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 13.5% Between 5 and 14 hours, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 24.6% Less than 5 hours, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 22.4%
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, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -102 Did no unpaid domestic work, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +266 30 hours or more, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -173 Between 15 and 29 hours, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +2 Between 5 and 14 hours, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +121 Less than 5 hours, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +346
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 Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion of persons who performed 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work per week.

Overall, 24.2% of the population reported performing 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work, compared with 21.0% for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between the share of the population performing unpaid domestic work in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did domestic work (71.2% compared to 69.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did unpaid domestic work (total) (10.8% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did 30 hours or more of domestic work (13.5% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did between 15 and 29 hours of domestic work (24.6% compared to 26.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of people performing unpaid domestic work in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park, between 2006 and 2011 were those who:

  • Did less than 5 hours of domestic work (+346 persons)
  • Did unpaid domestic work (+296 persons)
  • Did no unpaid domestic work (+266 persons)
  • Did 30 hours or more of domestic work (-173 persons)

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