4125.0 - Gender Indicators, Australia, Aug 2015  
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VOLUNTEERING

This section on Volunteering includes the Key and Related series for the following Indicator:

Volunteering rates



VOLUNTEERING RATES


Key series

VOLUNTEERING RATE (a),18 years and over

2006
2010
2014

'000
rate
'000
rate
'000
rate

Males
2,405.2
31.8
2,845.0
34.4
2489.2
28.6
Females
2,821.3
36.4
3,239.3
38.1
2959.3
33.0

(a) Males and females who volunteered as a proportion (%) of total population aged 18 years and over for each sex (volunteers/ non-volunteers combined).

Source: ABS Voluntary Work, Australia, 2010 (cat. no. 4441.0).
ABS data available on request, General Social Survey, Australia.


For a historical commentary on this indicator, refer to the January 2013 release.


Definitions of the concepts presented above can be found in the Work and Family Balance Glossary (under the Explanatory notes tab). More detailed information can be found in the Work and Family Balance Data Cube (under the Downloads tab).