Length of time individual has been acting as a carer in England 2016/17

Share of how long individual has been a carer in England in 2016/17

Length of time individual has been acting as a carer  in England 2016/17 This statistic shows the length of time individual has been looking after the person they care for in England in 2016/17. Around a fifth of carers have been looking after an individual for over five years but less than ten years.
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Share of how long individual has been a carer in England in 2016/17

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Share of respondents
Less than 6 months1%
Over 6 months but less than a year2.3%
Over 1 year but less than 3 years14.7%
Over 3 years but less than 5 years17%
Over 5 years but less than 10 years23.6%
Over 10 years but less than 15 years12%
Over 15 years but less than 20 years8.1%
20 years or more21.4%
Share of respondents
Less than 6 months1%
Over 6 months but less than a year2.3%
Over 1 year but less than 3 years14.7%
Over 3 years but less than 5 years17%
Over 5 years but less than 10 years23.6%
Over 10 years but less than 15 years12%
Over 15 years but less than 20 years8.1%
20 years or more21.4%
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This statistic shows the length of time individual has been looking after the person they care for in England in 2016/17. Around a fifth of carers have been looking after an individual for over five years but less than ten years.
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