Statistics on Unpaid Carers in the UK: Carers Rights Day 2019 (Carers UK)

Summary

Carers Rights Day 2019 took place on Thursday November 21st 2019. Research shows that two thirds of adults in the UK can expect to be unpaid carers. There is a 50:50 chance of becoming such a carer by the age of 50, but statistically the burden falls disproportionately on women.

“Half of women will care by the age of 46, compared to half of men who can expect to care at 57”.

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Reference

Average UK person just as likely to be unpaid carer as homeowner. London: Carers UK, November 21st 2019.

This relates to:

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Will I care? The likelihood of being a carer in adult life. London: Carers UK, November 2019.

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