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Hills North District

Volunteer work

In Hills North District 26% 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 Hills 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
Hills North District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Volunteer statusNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer1,31025.517.81,19824.218.7+112
Not a volunteer
3,64771.176.53,53071.375.0+118
Volunteer work not stated
1723.45.72224.56.3-49

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 Onkaparinga: 5.7% Not a volunteer, City of Onkaparinga: 76.5% Volunteer, City of Onkaparinga: 17.8% Volunteer work not stated, Hills North District: 3.4% Not a volunteer, Hills North District: 71.1% Volunteer, Hills North District: 25.5%
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, Hills North District: -49 Not a volunteer, Hills North District: +118 Volunteer, Hills North District: +112
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 Hills North District in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 25.5% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 17.8% for the City of Onkaparinga.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in Hills North District increased by 112 people between 2006 and 2011.

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