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In Bulleen 23% of the population over 15 did more than 14 hours of housework each week in 2011.

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 Bulleen 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
Bulleen - (Usual residence) 20112006Change
Hours spent on unpaid domestic workNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Did unpaid domestic work6,42671.371.46,17870.271.5+247
Less than 5 hours2,12923.624.01,98722.623.5+142
Between 5 and 14 hours2,18724.324.52,01322.923.8+174
Between 15 and 29 hours1,16412.912.71,15113.112.9+13
30 hours or more94510.510.21,02611.711.4-82
Did no unpaid domestic work2,05222.822.81,96122.321.0+91
Not stated5345.95.86637.57.5-129

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

Unpaid domestic work, 2011
Unpaid domestic work, 2011 Not stated, City of Manningham: 5.8% Did no unpaid domestic work, City of Manningham: 22.8% 30 hours or more, City of Manningham: 10.2% Between 15 and 29 hours, City of Manningham: 12.7% Between 5 and 14 hours, City of Manningham: 24.5% Less than 5 hours, City of Manningham: 24.0% Not stated, Bulleen: 5.9% Did no unpaid domestic work, Bulleen: 22.8% 30 hours or more, Bulleen: 10.5% Between 15 and 29 hours, Bulleen: 12.9% Between 5 and 14 hours, Bulleen: 24.3% Less than 5 hours, Bulleen: 23.6%
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 domestic work, 2006 to 2011
Change in unpaid domestic work, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Bulleen: -129 Did no unpaid domestic work, Bulleen: +91 30 hours or more, Bulleen: -82 Between 15 and 29 hours, Bulleen: +13 Between 5 and 14 hours, Bulleen: +174 Less than 5 hours, Bulleen: +142
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 domestic work performed by the population in Bulleen in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a higher proportion of persons who performed 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work per week.

Overall, 23.4% of the population reported performing 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work, compared with 22.9% for City of Manningham.

There were no major differences between Bulleen and City of Manningham in 2011.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of people performing unpaid domestic work in Bulleen, between 2006 and 2011 were those who:

  • Did unpaid domestic work (+247 persons)
  • Did between 5 and 14 hours of domestic work (+174 persons)
  • Did less than 5 hours of domestic work (+142 persons)
  • Did no unpaid domestic work (+91 persons)

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