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Bittern - Crib Point

Volunteer work

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

In Bittern - Crib Point 19% of the population reported doing some form of voluntary work in 2016.

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 Bittern - Crib Point 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
Bittern - Crib Point - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Volunteer statusNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer1,05519.220.086617.318.6+190
Not a volunteer
4,01473.272.13,74474.873.1+270
Volunteer work not stated
4147.57.93967.98.3+18

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

Volunteer work, 2016
Volunteer work, 2016 Volunteer work not stated, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.9% Not a volunteer, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 72.1% Volunteer, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 20.0% Volunteer work not stated, Bittern - Crib Point: 7.5% Not a volunteer, Bittern - Crib Point: 73.2% Volunteer, Bittern - Crib Point: 19.2%
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 volunteer work, 2011 to 2016
Change in volunteer work, 2011 to 2016 Volunteer work not stated, Bittern - Crib Point: +18 Not a volunteer, Bittern - Crib Point: +270 Volunteer, Bittern - Crib Point: +190
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 voluntary work performed by the population in Bittern - Crib Point in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a lower proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 19.2% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 20.0% for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in Bittern - Crib Point increased by 189 people between 2011 and 2016.

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