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In the Frankston City 14% 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 the Frankston City 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
Frankston City - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Volunteer statusNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer14,04613.815.813,03113.915.7+1,015
Not a volunteer
79,72778.176.471,11175.974.8+8,616
Volunteer work not stated
8,3748.27.89,58110.29.5-1,207

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, Greater Melbourne: 7.8% Not a volunteer, Greater Melbourne: 76.4% Volunteer, Greater Melbourne: 15.8% Volunteer work not stated, Frankston City: 8.2% Not a volunteer, Frankston City: 78.1% Volunteer, Frankston City: 13.8%
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, Frankston City: -1,207 Not a volunteer, Frankston City: +8,616 Volunteer, Frankston City: +1,015
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 the Frankston City in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a lower proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 13.8% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 15.8% for Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in Frankston City increased by 1,015 people between 2006 and 2011.

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