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In Ahipara 68.1% of the population over 15 did unpaid housework in the 4 weeks leading up to the 2013 census date.

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 Ahipara 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 4 weeks, which of these have you done without pay'

Multi-response

Persons aged 15 years and over

Unpaid activities
Ahipara20132006Change
Unpaid activities - multi-responseNumber% of total populationFar North District %Number% of total populationFar North District %2006 to 2013
map this data in atlas.idHousehold work etc55868.171.259170.471.4-33
Looking after a child who is a household member
20725.325.622526.827.9-18
Looking after ill or disabled household member
8410.38.8789.39.2+6
Looking after a child who is not a household member
13816.814.113816.414.50
Looking after ill or disabled other person
9912.110.08410.09.7+15
map this data in atlas.idVoluntary work through an organisation18622.719.514717.518.8+39
No activities
637.79.1728.69.1-9

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Unpaid domestic work - Totals
Ahipara20132006Change
Unpaid activities - totals - multi-responseNumber% of total populationFar North District %Number% of total populationFar North District %2006 to 2013
Not stated / included17120.916.916820.016.7+3
Total population819100.0100.0840100.0100.0-21
Total respondents64879.183.167280.083.3-24
Total responses1,506183.9175.21,503178.9177.3+3

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Unpaid activities, 2013
Unpaid activities, 2013 Household work etc, Far North District: 71.2% Looking after a child who is a household member, Far North District: 25.6% Looking after ill or disabled household member, Far North District: 8.8% Looking after a child who is not a household member, Far North District: 14.1% Looking after ill or disabled other person, Far North District: 10.0% Voluntary work through an organisation, Far North District: 19.5% No activities, Far North District: 9.1% Household work etc, Ahipara: 68.1% Looking after a child who is a household member, Ahipara: 25.3% Looking after ill or disabled household member, Ahipara: 10.3% Looking after a child who is not a household member, Ahipara: 16.8% Looking after ill or disabled other person, Ahipara: 12.1% Voluntary work through an organisation, Ahipara: 22.7% No activities, Ahipara: 7.7%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in unpaid activities, 2006 to 2013
Change in unpaid activities, 2006 to 2013 Household work etc, Ahipara: -33 Looking after a child who is a household member, Ahipara: -18 Looking after ill or disabled household member, Ahipara: +6 Looking after a child who is not a household member, Ahipara: 0 Looking after ill or disabled other person, Ahipara: +15 Voluntary work through an organisation, Ahipara: +39 No activities, Ahipara: -9
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2006 and 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the unpaid activities in Ahipara in 2013 compared to the Far North District shows that there was a lower proportion of people performing unpaid work in their own home and a lower proportion of people involved with unpaid activities outside of their home.

The major differences between the share of the population performing unpaid domestic work in Ahipara and the Far North District were:

  • A larger percentage of people who were involved in voluntary work through an organisation (22.7% compared to 19.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people who looked after a child who is not a household member (16.8% compared to 14.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people who looked after ill or disabled other person (12.1% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people who performed household work etc (68.1% compared to 71.2%)

Note: Percentages(%) are based on total population

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Ahipara between 2006 and 2013.

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