Hours worked by caregivers in the U.S. as of 2018, by age

This statistic shows the percentage of caregivers in the U.S. that provided a select number of unpaid caregiving hours per week as of 2018. According to the data, among those aged 18 to 39, just 26 percent provided 10 hours or more per week of unpaid care. Comparatively, among those aged 40 and older, 63 percent provided 10 hours or more of unpaid care per week.

Percentage of U.S. caregivers that provided select numbers of weekly hours of unpaid care in 2018, by age

18 to 39 years40 years and older
5 hours per week or less50%18%
5-10 hours per week23%18%
10 hours or more per week26%63%
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Sources

Release date

May 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 13 to April 5, 2018

Number of respondents

1,945 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: About how many hours [do/did] you provide unpaid care?

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