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Keilor East

Unpaid childcare

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

1,051 people in Keilor East provided unpaid care for children other than their own in 2016.

The role of unpaid childcare in Keilor East 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
Keilor East - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Unpaid child careNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idProvided unpaid child care (all)3,44428.626.03,03427.425.4+410
Cared for own child/ren
2,39319.919.12,02418.318.3+369
Cared for other child/ren
1,0058.46.59818.96.4+24
Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren
460.40.5290.30.6+17
No unpaid child care provided
7,72564.266.57,14664.767.2+579
Not stated
8587.17.58737.97.5-15

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Unpaid childcare, 2016
Unpaid childcare, 2016 Not stated, City of Moonee Valley: 7.5% No unpaid child care provided, City of Moonee Valley: 66.5% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Cared for other child/ren, City of Moonee Valley: 6.5% Cared for own child/ren, City of Moonee Valley: 19.1% Provided unpaid child care (all), City of Moonee Valley: 26.0% Not stated, Keilor East: 7.1% No unpaid child care provided, Keilor East: 64.2% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Keilor East: 0.4% Cared for other child/ren, Keilor East: 8.4% Cared for own child/ren, Keilor East: 19.9% Provided unpaid child care (all), Keilor East: 28.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in unpaid childcare, 2011 to 2016
Change in unpaid childcare, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Keilor East: -15 No unpaid child care provided, Keilor East: +579 Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Keilor East: +17 Cared for other child/ren, Keilor East: +24 Cared for own child/ren, Keilor East: +369 Provided unpaid child care (all), Keilor East: +410
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Keilor East in 2016 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a higher proportion of people who provided unpaid child care either to their own or to other children. Overall, 28.6% of the population provided unpaid child care, compared with 26.0% for the City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences between the share of the population providing unpaid child care in Keilor East and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage who provided unpaid childcare for other child/ren (8.4% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage who did not provide care for children (64.2% compared to 66.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people who provided unpaid child care for their own and/or other people's children in Keilor East increased by 410 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the number of people performing unpaid child care in Keilor East, between 2011 and 2016 were those who:

  • Provided no unpaid child care (+579 persons)
  • Cared for their own child/ren (+369 persons)

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