This is the number of people who reported in the 2011 Census that they provide 1 hour or more of unpaid care per week, expressed as a percentage of the total number of respondents to the question. The provision of unpaid care is becoming increasingly common in England as the population ages. This makes it an important social policy issue because it makes a contribution to the supply of care, but also has implications in terms of employment opportunities, social and leisure activities, and health status of those providing care.
15 Oct 2018
Provision of 1 hour or more unpaid care per week - %