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In Sydney Olympic Park there were 34 carers providing unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, long term illness or old age in 2011.

The proportion of people providing unpaid care for the aged and disabled in Sydney Olympic Park can be an important indicator of the level of demand for aged care services and facilities by local and state governments. An increasing proportion of carers among the population may indicate inadequate aged care provision, or the need for in-home support, or support for the carers themselves. The level of care provided by individuals is likely to be affected by Household Income, Age Structure and the ethnic makeup of the community (Language Spoken), as well as the sense of community cohesiveness.

Derived from the Census question:

'In the last two weeks did the person spend time providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family members or others because of a disability, a long term illness or problems related to old age?'.

Persons aged 15 years and over.

Unpaid care
Sydney Olympic Park - (Enumerated)20112006Change
Assistance to a person with a disability, long term illness or old ageNumber%City of Parramatta %Number%City of Parramatta %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idProvided unpaid assistance345.510.565.19.5+28
No unpaid assistance provided
36058.480.56555.679.2+295
Not stated
22236.09.04639.311.3+176

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

Unpaid care, 2011
Unpaid care, 2011 Not stated, City of Parramatta: 9.0% No unpaid assistance provided, City of Parramatta: 80.5% Provided unpaid assistance, City of Parramatta: 10.5% Not stated, Sydney Olympic Park: 36.0% No unpaid assistance provided, Sydney Olympic Park: 58.4% Provided unpaid assistance, Sydney Olympic Park: 5.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in unpaid care, 2006 to 2011
Change in unpaid care, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Sydney Olympic Park: +176 No unpaid assistance provided, Sydney Olympic Park: +295 Provided unpaid assistance, Sydney Olympic Park: +28
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the unpaid care provided by the population in Sydney Olympic Park in 2011 compared to City of Parramatta shows that there was a lower proportion of people who provided unpaid care either to family members or others.

Overall, 5.5% of the population provided unpaid care, compared with 10.5% for City of Parramatta.

Emerging groups

The number of people who provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, long term illness or old age in Sydney Olympic Park increased by 28 between 2006 and 2011.

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