Table 2.5: Caring prevalence, 2018, by age and sex

Base: Aged 4 and over 2018
Regular carer Age Total
4-11 12-15 Total 16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % % % % %
Males Provides regular care 1 7 3 7 6 10 18 16 12 12 12
Females Provides regular care 1 10 4 8 13 17 28 26 14 12 18
All Provides regular care 1 9 4 8 10 14 23 21 13 12 15
Unweighted bases Males 551 235 786 158 228 280 378 373 393 264 2074
Females 477 187 664 205 363 408 473 492 469 326 2736
All 1028 422 1450 363 591 688 851 865 862 590 4810
Weighted bases Males 536 234 770 307 388 350 414 374 292 191 2315
Females 510 221 731 298 402 368 445 396 320 267 2495
All 1046 455 1501 604 789 718 859 769 612 458 4810

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