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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Volunteer work

In West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson 18% 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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson 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
West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Volunteer statusNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer1,58918.415.31,66619.215.1-77
Not a volunteer
6,58876.177.46,45474.376.5+134
Volunteer work not stated
4825.67.35686.58.4-86

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 Charles Sturt: 7.3% Not a volunteer, City of Charles Sturt: 77.4% Volunteer, City of Charles Sturt: 15.3% Volunteer work not stated, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.6% Not a volunteer, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 76.1% Volunteer, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 18.4%
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 volunteer work, 2006 to 2011
Change in volunteer work, 2006 to 2011 Volunteer work not stated, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -86 Not a volunteer, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +134 Volunteer, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -77
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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 18.4% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 15.3% for the City of Charles Sturt.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson decreased by 77 people between 2006 and 2011.

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