Table 7.6 Caring prevalence (age-standardised), 2016, by employment status and sex

Aged 16 - 64 2016
Regular carer Employment status
Working full-timea Working part-timeb Not workingc
% % %
Men
Provides regular care 12 16 18
Women
Provides regular care 17 19 20
All adults
Provides regular care 14 18 19
Bases (weighted):
Men 859 139 317
Women 524 396 401
All adults 1383 535 718
Bases (unweighted):
Men 892 126 328
Women 675 543 521
All adults 1567 669 849

a working full time – doing at least one of the following for more than 30 hours: working as an employee (or temporarily away), On a Government sponsored training scheme (or temporarily away), Self employed or freelance (or temporarily away), Working unpaid for your own family’s business (or temporarily away), Doing any other kind of paid work
b working part time – doing any of the above for less than 30 hours
c not working - not doing any of the above


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