Carers Census: results 2018 to 2019

First publication of results from the Carers Census, covering unpaid carers being supported by local services across Scotland in 2018 to 2019.

This document is part of a collection

Data under Development

This is the first year for which data on unpaid carers has been collected and analysed through the Carers Census. The data collection systems and quality assurance processes in place are still being developed. The statistics shown here, therefore, are data under development and should not be considered as National or Official Statistics.

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