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Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley

Unpaid domestic work

In Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley 27% 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 Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley 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
Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley - (Usual residence) 20112006Change
Hours spent on unpaid domestic workNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Did unpaid domestic work1,92383.078.41,65784.078.1+266
Less than 5 hours53823.223.946223.523.0+76
Between 5 and 14 hours76733.130.061231.028.8+155
Between 15 and 29 hours37216.114.731015.714.8+62
30 hours or more24510.69.827213.811.5-27
Did no unpaid domestic work33214.316.722611.515.7+106
Not stated602.65.0884.56.1-27

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 Mitcham: 5.0% Did no unpaid domestic work, City of Mitcham: 16.7% 30 hours or more, City of Mitcham: 9.8% Between 15 and 29 hours, City of Mitcham: 14.7% Between 5 and 14 hours, City of Mitcham: 30.0% Less than 5 hours, City of Mitcham: 23.9% Not stated, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 2.6% Did no unpaid domestic work, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 14.3% 30 hours or more, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 10.6% Between 15 and 29 hours, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 16.1% Between 5 and 14 hours, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 33.1% Less than 5 hours, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 23.2%
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, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: -27 Did no unpaid domestic work, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +106 30 hours or more, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: -27 Between 15 and 29 hours, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +62 Between 5 and 14 hours, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +155 Less than 5 hours, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +76
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 Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a higher proportion of persons who performed 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work per week.

Overall, 26.6% of the population reported performing 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work, compared with 24.5% for the City of Mitcham.

The major differences between the share of the population performing unpaid domestic work in Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did domestic work (83.0% compared to 78.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did between 15 and 29 hours of domestic work (33.1% compared to 30.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did 30 hours or more of domestic work (16.1% compared to 14.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons who did no unpaid domestic work (14.3% compared to 16.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of people performing unpaid domestic work in Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley, between 2006 and 2011 were those who:

  • Did unpaid domestic work (+266 persons)
  • Did between 5 and 14 hours of domestic work (+155 persons)
  • Did no unpaid domestic work (+106 persons)
  • Did less than 5 hours of domestic work (+76 persons)

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