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Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds

Unpaid domestic work

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In Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds 28% of the population over 15 did more than 14 hours of housework each week in 2016.

There has been increased interest in identifying, acknowledging and valuing the unpaid work that supports home and community life. The changing amount of time spent on unpaid housework in different Household Types and, particularly the distribution of this work within the household, can indicate the changing roles of males, females and older children in society. The level of unpaid domestic work in Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds may also be related to Household Income, as higher income households are able to outsource some of these tasks.

Derived from the Census question:

'In the last week did the person spend time doing unpaid domestic work for their household?'

Persons aged 15 years and over.

Unpaid domestic work
Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Hours spent on unpaid domestic workNumber%Milton %Number%Milton %2011 to 2016
Did unpaid domestic work3,03074.464.82,80673.262.8+223
Less than 5 hours71617.614.866717.414.1+49
Between 5 and 14 hours1,17128.824.31,03627.122.0+135
Between 15 and 29 hours67816.715.162816.414.5+50
30 hours or more46311.410.747312.412.2-10
Did no unpaid domestic work68516.815.670218.321.3-17
Not stated3548.719.63238.416.0+31

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Unpaid domestic work, 2016
Unpaid domestic work, 2016 Not stated, Milton: 19.6% Did no unpaid domestic work, Milton: 15.6% 30 hours or more, Milton: 10.7% Between 15 and 29 hours, Milton: 15.1% Between 5 and 14 hours, Milton: 24.3% Less than 5 hours, Milton: 14.8% Not stated, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 8.7% Did no unpaid domestic work, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 16.8% 30 hours or more, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 11.4% Between 15 and 29 hours, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 16.7% Between 5 and 14 hours, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 28.8% Less than 5 hours, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 17.6%
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 unpaid domestic work, 2011 to 2016
Change in unpaid domestic work, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: +31 Did no unpaid domestic work, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: -17 30 hours or more, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: -10 Between 15 and 29 hours, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: +50 Between 5 and 14 hours, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: +135 Less than 5 hours, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: +49
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 unpaid domestic work performed by the population in Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds in 2016 compared to Milton shows that there was a higher proportion of persons who performed 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work per week.

Overall, 28.1% of the population reported performing 15 hours or more of unpaid domestic work, compared with 25.8% for Milton.

The major differences between the share of the population performing unpaid domestic work in Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds and Milton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons who did domestic work (74.4% compared to 64.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did between 15 and 29 hours of domestic work (28.8% compared to 24.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did between 5 and 14 hours of domestic work (17.6% compared to 14.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons who did 30 hours or more of domestic work (16.7% compared to 15.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of people performing unpaid domestic work in Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds, between 2011 and 2016 were those who:

  • Did unpaid domestic work (+223 persons)
  • Did between 5 and 14 hours of domestic work (+135 persons)
  • Did between 15 and 29 hours of domestic work (+50 persons)

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