Broadmeadows
Volunteer work

In Broadmeadows 7% 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 Broadmeadows 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
Broadmeadows - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Volunteer statusNumber%Hume City %Number%Hume City %2006 to 2011
Volunteer
5717.110.25477.410.1+24
Not a volunteer
6,13275.981.15,70176.780.0+431
Volunteer work not stated
1,37817.08.81,18515.99.9+192

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

Volunteer work, 2011
Volunteer work, 2011 Volunteer work not stated, Hume City: 8.8% Not a volunteer, Hume City: 81.1% Volunteer, Hume City: 10.2% Volunteer work not stated, Broadmeadows: 17.0% Not a volunteer, Broadmeadows: 75.9% Volunteer, Broadmeadows: 7.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated 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, Broadmeadows: +192 Not a volunteer, Broadmeadows: +431 Volunteer, Broadmeadows: +24
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the voluntary work performed by the population in Broadmeadows in 2011 compared to Hume City shows that there was a lower proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 7.1% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 10.2% for Hume City.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in Broadmeadows increased by 24 people between 2006 and 2011.

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