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Central North District

Volunteer work

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

In Central North District 16% 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 Central North District 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
Central North District - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Volunteer statusNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer9,74716.119.38,78415.217.8+963
Not a volunteer
46,36576.774.545,35378.476.5+1,012
Volunteer work not stated
4,3297.26.33,6786.45.7+651

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, City of Onkaparinga: 6.3% Not a volunteer, City of Onkaparinga: 74.5% Volunteer, City of Onkaparinga: 19.3% Volunteer work not stated, Central North District: 7.2% Not a volunteer, Central North District: 76.7% Volunteer, Central North District: 16.1%
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, Central North District: +651 Not a volunteer, Central North District: +1,012 Volunteer, Central North District: +963
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 Central North District in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 16.1% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 19.3% for the City of Onkaparinga.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in Central North District increased by 963 people between 2011 and 2016.

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