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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Volunteer work

In Airport West - Essendon Fields 11% 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 Airport West - Essendon Fields 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
Airport West - Essendon Fields - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Volunteer statusNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer67411.415.357310.114.8+101
Not a volunteer
4,77680.976.74,45878.775.6+318
Volunteer work not stated
4577.78.063511.29.7-178

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

Volunteer work, 2011
Volunteer work, 2011 Volunteer work not stated, City of Moonee Valley: 8.0% Not a volunteer, City of Moonee Valley: 76.7% Volunteer, City of Moonee Valley: 15.3% Volunteer work not stated, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 7.7% Not a volunteer, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 80.9% Volunteer, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 11.4%
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 volunteer work, 2006 to 2011
Change in volunteer work, 2006 to 2011 Volunteer work not stated, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -178 Not a volunteer, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +318 Volunteer, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +101
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 voluntary work performed by the population in Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a lower proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 11.4% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 15.3% for the City of Moonee Valley.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in Airport West - Essendon Fields increased by 101 people between 2006 and 2011.

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