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One Tree Hill - Rural East

Unpaid childcare

242 people in One Tree Hill - Rural East provided unpaid care for children other than their own in 2011.

The role of unpaid childcare in One Tree Hill - Rural East is determined by many different factors. For example areas with high levels of unpaid child care may have a dominance of single income families with one significant earner, or there could be a lack of provision of paid child care in the area. The level to which people care for others children can also indicate the role of extended family (eg. grandparents caring for grandchildren, family day care).

The role of unpaid child care is a complex one so this topic should be viewed in conjunction with several others, including Household Type, Employment, Household Income and Educational Attendance.

Derived from the Census question:

'In the last two weeks did the person spend time looking after a child, without pay?', which specifically asks respondents to differentiate between caring for their own children and caring for others children.

Persons aged 15 years and over.

Unpaid childcare
One Tree Hill - Rural East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Unpaid child careNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idProvided unpaid child care (all)68132.430.567532.830.7+6
Cared for own child/ren
43920.921.547022.821.5-31
Cared for other child/ren
21010.07.71768.68.0+34
Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren
321.51.2291.41.2+3
No unpaid child care provided
1,30562.162.01,24960.860.3+56
Not stated
1175.67.51326.49.1-16

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

Unpaid childcare, 2011
Unpaid childcare, 2011 Not stated, City of Playford: 7.5% No unpaid child care provided, City of Playford: 62.0% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, City of Playford: 1.2% Cared for other child/ren, City of Playford: 7.7% Cared for own child/ren, City of Playford: 21.5% Provided unpaid child care (all), City of Playford: 30.5% Not stated, One Tree Hill - Rural East: 5.6% No unpaid child care provided, One Tree Hill - Rural East: 62.1% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, One Tree Hill - Rural East: 1.5% Cared for other child/ren, One Tree Hill - Rural East: 10.0% Cared for own child/ren, One Tree Hill - Rural East: 20.9% Provided unpaid child care (all), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 32.4%
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 unpaid childcare, 2006 to 2011
Change in unpaid childcare, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, One Tree Hill - Rural East: -16 No unpaid child care provided, One Tree Hill - Rural East: +56 Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, One Tree Hill - Rural East: +3 Cared for other child/ren, One Tree Hill - Rural East: +34 Cared for own child/ren, One Tree Hill - Rural East: -31 Provided unpaid child care (all), One Tree Hill - Rural East: +6
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 unpaid child care provided by the population in One Tree Hill - Rural East in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a higher proportion of people who provided unpaid child care either to their own or to other children. Overall, 32.4% of the population provided unpaid child care, compared with 30.5% for the City of Playford.

The major difference between the share of the population providing unpaid child care in One Tree Hill - Rural East and the City of Playford was:

  • A larger percentage who provided unpaid childcare for other child/ren (10.0% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people who provided unpaid child care for their own and/or other people's children in One Tree Hill - Rural East increased by 6 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the number of people performing unpaid child care in One Tree Hill - Rural East, between 2006 and 2011 was those who:

  • Provided no unpaid child care (+56 persons)