In Doncaster Hill 14% of the population report doing some form of voluntary work.
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 Doncaster Hill 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 status||Number||%||City of Manningham||Number||%||City of Manningham||2006 to 2011|
|Not a volunteer||828||77.8||76.9||488||35.2||38.0||+340||9002|
|Volunteer work not stated||87||8.2||5.6||113||8.2||3.5||-26||9003|
|Total persons aged 15+||1,064||100.0||100.0||1,389||100.0||100.0||-325|
Analysis of the voluntary work performed by the population in Doncaster Hill in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a lower proportion of persons who volunteered for an organisation or group.
Overall, 13.9% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 17.6% for City of Manningham.
The number of volunteers in Doncaster Hill increased by 56 people between 2006 and 2011.