2901.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Census Dictionary, 2016  
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VOLWP Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group
June release

Icon - PersonsRecords people who spent time doing unpaid voluntary work through an organisation or group, in the twelve months prior to Census night.

It excludes work done:
  • as part of paid employment
  • if main reason is to qualify for Government benefit; obtain an educational qualification; or due to a community work order
  • in a family business.

  • Applicable to:Persons aged 15 years and over

    Categories:1Not a volunteer
    &Not stated
    @Not applicable
    VOverseas visitor

    Number of categories: 5

    Not applicable (@) category comprises:

  • Persons aged under 15 years

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