Caring by Numbers

The Numbers

Family carers save the State

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Family carers save the State

Average hours of care each week

38.7hrs

Average hours of care each week

Working age

83%

Working age

The People

Aged between 40 -59

52.7%

Aged between 40 -59

Juggle work and care

57%

Juggle work and care

Young carers under 24

56,000

Young carers under 24

The Carers

Family Carers

355,000

Family Carers