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Spotswood - South Kingsville

Unpaid childcare

224 people in Spotswood - South Kingsville provided unpaid care for children other than their own in 2011.

The role of unpaid childcare in Spotswood - South Kingsville is determined by many different factors. For example areas with high levels of unpaid child care may have a dominance of single income families with one significant earner, or there could be a lack of provision of paid child care in the area. The level to which people care for others children can also indicate the role of extended family (eg. grandparents caring for grandchildren, family day care).

The role of unpaid child care is a complex one so this topic should be viewed in conjunction with several others, including Household Type, Employment, Household Income and Educational Attendance.

Derived from the Census question:

'In the last two weeks did the person spend time looking after a child, without pay?', which specifically asks respondents to differentiate between caring for their own children and caring for others children.

Persons aged 15 years and over.

Unpaid childcare
Spotswood - South Kingsville - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Unpaid child careNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idProvided unpaid child care (all)90725.926.780724.727.1+100
Cared for own child/ren
68319.519.757817.719.5+105
Cared for other child/ren
2015.76.22056.36.6-4
Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren
230.70.8240.70.9-1
No unpaid child care provided
2,36667.565.42,12064.864.2+246
Not stated
2326.67.934610.68.7-114

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Unpaid childcare, 2011
Unpaid childcare, 2011 Not stated, Hobsons Bay City: 7.9% No unpaid child care provided, Hobsons Bay City: 65.4% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Hobsons Bay City: 0.8% Cared for other child/ren, Hobsons Bay City: 6.2% Cared for own child/ren, Hobsons Bay City: 19.7% Provided unpaid child care (all), Hobsons Bay City: 26.7% Not stated, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 6.6% No unpaid child care provided, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 67.5% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 0.7% Cared for other child/ren, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 5.7% Cared for own child/ren, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 19.5% Provided unpaid child care (all), Spotswood - South Kingsville: 25.9%
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 childcare, 2006 to 2011
Change in unpaid childcare, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -114 No unpaid child care provided, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +246 Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -1 Cared for other child/ren, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -4 Cared for own child/ren, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +105 Provided unpaid child care (all), Spotswood - South Kingsville: +100
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 child care provided by the population in Spotswood - South Kingsville in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a lower proportion of people who provided unpaid child care either to their own or to other children. Overall, 25.9% of the population provided unpaid child care, compared with 26.7% for Hobsons Bay City.

The major difference between the share of the population providing unpaid child care in Spotswood - South Kingsville and Hobsons Bay City was:

  • A larger percentage who did not provide care for children (67.5% compared to 65.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of people who provided unpaid child care for their own and/or other people's children in Spotswood - South Kingsville increased by 100 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the number of people performing unpaid child care in Spotswood - South Kingsville, between 2006 and 2011 were those who:

  • Provided no unpaid child care (+246 persons)
  • Cared for their own child/ren (+105 persons)