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Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park

Unpaid childcare

202 people in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park provided unpaid care for children other than their own in 2011.

The role of unpaid childcare in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park 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
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - (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)58224.930.548024.130.7+102
Cared for own child/ren
38016.221.534617.321.5+34
Cared for other child/ren
1817.77.71286.48.0+53
Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren
210.91.260.31.2+15
No unpaid child care provided
1,56766.962.01,32366.360.3+244
Not stated
1938.27.51929.69.1+1

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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 8.2% No unpaid child care provided, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 66.9% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0.9% Cared for other child/ren, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 7.7% Cared for own child/ren, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 16.2% Provided unpaid child care (all), Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 24.9%
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 unpaid childcare, 2006 to 2011
Change in unpaid childcare, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +1 No unpaid child care provided, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +244 Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +15 Cared for other child/ren, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +53 Cared for own child/ren, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +34 Provided unpaid child care (all), Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +102
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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion of people who provided unpaid child care either to their own or to other children. Overall, 24.9% of the population provided unpaid child care, compared with 30.5% for the City of Playford.

The major differences between the share of the population providing unpaid child care in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage who did not provide care for children (66.9% compared to 62.0%)
  • A smaller percentage who provided unpaid childcare for own child/ren (16.2% compared to 21.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people who provided unpaid child care for their own and/or other people's children in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park increased by 102 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the number of people performing unpaid child care in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park, between 2006 and 2011 were those who:

  • Provided no unpaid child care (+244 persons)
  • Cared for other child/ren (+53 persons)