Hours of unpaid care provided per week by U.S. caregivers as of 2018, by age

This statistic shows the percentage of caregivers in the U.S. who provided select hours of unpaid care per week as of 2018, by age. It was found that 49 percent of caregivers aged 18 to 39 years provided 1 to 10 hours of unpaid care per week.

Percentage of caregivers who provided select hours of unpaid care per week in the U.S. as of 2018, by age

Hours of unpaid care provided per weekAge 18 to 39 yearsAge 40 years and olderOverall
1 to 10 hours49%37%41%
11 to 20 hours23%21%22%
21 to 30 hours14%11%12%
31 to 40 hours3%4%3%
More than 40 hours10%24%20%
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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 26 to July 10, 2018

Number of respondents

1,024 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

experience providing long-term care to a family member or friend

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: [When you were providing ongoing living assistance, about/About] how many hours per week [did/do] you provide unpaid care?

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