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In Unley Ward 24% of the population reported doing some form of voluntary work in 2016.

The voluntary work sector is an important part of Australia's economy. The level of volunteering can indicate the cohesiveness of the community and how readily individuals are able to contribute to that community. Factors impacting on the level of volunteering in Unley Ward include the Age Structure of the population, the level of Proficiency in English, Income and Education levels.

Derived from the Census question:

'In the last twelve months did the person spend any time doing voluntary work through an organisation or group?'

Persons aged 15 years and over.

Volunteer work
Unley Ward - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Volunteer statusNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idVolunteer1,29024.125.51,16022.322.5+130
Not a volunteer
3,79670.969.03,63570.071.1+161
Volunteer work not stated
2665.05.53977.66.3-131

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

Volunteer work, 2016
Volunteer work, 2016 Volunteer work not stated, City of Unley: 5.5% Not a volunteer, City of Unley: 69.0% Volunteer, City of Unley: 25.5% Volunteer work not stated, Unley Ward: 5.0% Not a volunteer, Unley Ward: 70.9% Volunteer, Unley Ward: 24.1%
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 volunteer work, 2011 to 2016
Change in volunteer work, 2011 to 2016 Volunteer work not stated, Unley Ward: -131 Not a volunteer, Unley Ward: +161 Volunteer, Unley Ward: +130
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 voluntary work performed by the population in Unley Ward in 2016 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a lower proportion of people who volunteered for an organisation or group.

Overall, 24.1% of the population reported performing voluntary work, compared with 25.5% for City of Unley.

Emerging groups

The number of volunteers in Unley Ward increased by 130 people between 2011 and 2016.

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