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In Findon Ward 23% 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 Findon Ward 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
Findon Ward - (Usual residence) 20112006Change
Hours spent on unpaid domestic workNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Did unpaid domestic work7,70366.969.17,52268.968.8+181
Less than 5 hours2,36720.521.92,15619.720.4+211
Between 5 and 14 hours2,72623.726.22,61123.924.9+115
Between 15 and 29 hours1,44312.512.11,43713.212.7+6
30 hours or more1,16710.19.01,31812.110.9-151
Did no unpaid domestic work2,83324.623.22,51723.022.1+316
Not stated9838.57.88838.19.0+100

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, Findon Ward: 8.5% Did no unpaid domestic work, Findon Ward: 24.6% 30 hours or more, Findon Ward: 10.1% Between 15 and 29 hours, Findon Ward: 12.5% Between 5 and 14 hours, Findon Ward: 23.7% Less than 5 hours, Findon Ward: 20.5%
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, Findon Ward: +100 Did no unpaid domestic work, Findon Ward: +316 30 hours or more, Findon Ward: -151 Between 15 and 29 hours, Findon Ward: +6 Between 5 and 14 hours, Findon Ward: +115 Less than 5 hours, Findon Ward: +211
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 Findon Ward 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, 22.7% 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 Findon Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did no unpaid domestic work (24.6% compared to 23.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did between 15 and 29 hours of domestic work (23.7% compared to 26.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did domestic work (66.9% compared to 69.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did between 5 and 14 hours of domestic work (20.5% compared to 21.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Did no unpaid domestic work (+316 persons)
  • Did less than 5 hours of domestic work (+211 persons)
  • Did unpaid domestic work (+181 persons)
  • Did 30 hours or more of domestic work (-151 persons)

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