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Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton

Unpaid childcare

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

372 people in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton provided unpaid care for children other than their own in 2016.

The role of unpaid childcare in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton 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
Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Unpaid child careNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idProvided unpaid child care (all)1,05129.230.41,11132.230.4-60
Cared for own child/ren
67918.919.969020.019.8-12
Cared for other child/ren
3479.79.637110.89.5-24
Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren
250.70.9491.41.1-24
No unpaid child care provided
2,36665.764.82,17563.164.9+191
Not stated
1825.14.81604.64.7+22

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

Unpaid childcare, 2016
Unpaid childcare, 2016 Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.8% No unpaid child care provided, City of Tea Tree Gully: 64.8% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% Cared for other child/ren, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.6% Cared for own child/ren, City of Tea Tree Gully: 19.9% Provided unpaid child care (all), City of Tea Tree Gully: 30.4% Not stated, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 5.1% No unpaid child care provided, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 65.7% Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 0.7% Cared for other child/ren, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 9.7% Cared for own child/ren, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 18.9% Provided unpaid child care (all), Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 29.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in unpaid childcare, 2011 to 2016
Change in unpaid childcare, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +22 No unpaid child care provided, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +191 Cared for own child/ren and other child/ren, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: -24 Cared for other child/ren, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: -24 Cared for own child/ren, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: -12 Provided unpaid child care (all), Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: -60
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 child care provided by the population in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a lower proportion of people who provided unpaid child care either to their own or to other children. Overall, 29.2% of the population provided unpaid child care, compared with 30.4% for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major difference between the share of the population providing unpaid child care in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A smaller percentage who provided unpaid childcare for own child/ren (18.9% compared to 19.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of people who provided unpaid child care for their own and/or other people's children in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton decreased by 60 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the number of people performing unpaid child care in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton, between 2011 and 2016 was those who:

  • Provided no unpaid child care (+191 persons)

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