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Hindmarsh Ward

Unpaid domestic work

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Hindmarsh Ward 16% of the population over 15 did more than 14 hours of housework each week in 2016.

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 Hindmarsh 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
Hindmarsh Ward - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Hours spent on unpaid domestic workNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Did unpaid domestic work8,74867.969.57,83068.269.1+917
Less than 5 hours3,08824.022.72,67223.321.9+416
Between 5 and 14 hours3,58727.927.23,09426.926.2+493
Between 15 and 29 hours1,2389.611.61,21110.512.1+27
30 hours or more8336.58.08537.49.0-20
Did no unpaid domestic work3,22325.023.72,62322.823.2+600
Not stated9057.06.81,0329.07.8-127

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Unpaid domestic work, 2016
Unpaid domestic work, 2016 Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% Did no unpaid domestic work, City of Charles Sturt: 23.7% 30 hours or more, City of Charles Sturt: 8.0% Between 15 and 29 hours, City of Charles Sturt: 11.6% Between 5 and 14 hours, City of Charles Sturt: 27.2% Less than 5 hours, City of Charles Sturt: 22.7% Not stated, Hindmarsh Ward: 7.0% Did no unpaid domestic work, Hindmarsh Ward: 25.0% 30 hours or more, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.5% Between 15 and 29 hours, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.6% Between 5 and 14 hours, Hindmarsh Ward: 27.9% Less than 5 hours, Hindmarsh Ward: 24.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in unpaid domestic work, 2011 to 2016
Change in unpaid domestic work, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Hindmarsh Ward: -127 Did no unpaid domestic work, Hindmarsh Ward: +600 30 hours or more, Hindmarsh Ward: -20 Between 15 and 29 hours, Hindmarsh Ward: +27 Between 5 and 14 hours, Hindmarsh Ward: +493 Less than 5 hours, Hindmarsh Ward: +416
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Hindmarsh Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of persons who performed 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work per week.

Overall, 16.1% of the population reported performing 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work, compared with 19.6% for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between the share of the population performing unpaid domestic work in Hindmarsh Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did no unpaid domestic work (25.0% compared to 23.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did 30 hours or more of domestic work (9.6% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did domestic work (67.9% compared to 69.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did unpaid domestic work (total) (6.5% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of people performing unpaid domestic work in Hindmarsh Ward, between 2011 and 2016 were those who:

  • Did unpaid domestic work (+917 persons)
  • Did no unpaid domestic work (+600 persons)
  • Did between 5 and 14 hours of domestic work (+493 persons)
  • Did less than 5 hours of domestic work (+416 persons)

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