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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach

Volunteer work

In Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach 17% 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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach 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
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Volunteer statusNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer1,62416.918.61,51115.918.7+114
Not a volunteer
6,89071.673.16,36267.170.3+528
Volunteer work not stated
1,11311.68.31,60216.911.0-489

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.3% Not a volunteer, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 73.1% Volunteer, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 18.6% Volunteer work not stated, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 11.6% Not a volunteer, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 71.6% Volunteer, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 16.9%
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, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -489 Not a volunteer, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +528 Volunteer, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +114
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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a lower proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 16.9% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 18.6% for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach increased by 113 people between 2006 and 2011.

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