Table 2.6: Caring prevalence, 2013/2014 combined to 2017/2018 combined, by age and sex

Base: Aged 4 and over 2013/14 - 2017/18 combined
Regular carer 2013/14 2015/16 2017/18
% % %
Males Children (aged 4-15) 6 3 3
Adults (aged 16 and over) 14 11 12
Females Children (aged 4-15) 3 3 3
Adults (aged 16 and over) 18 16 18
All adults Children (aged 4-15) 5 3 3
Adults (aged 16 and over) 16 14 15
Unweighted bases Males  
Children (aged 4-15) 477 1111 1388
Adults (aged 16 and over) 1515 4138 3671
Females  
Children (aged 4-15) 466 1072 1215
Adults (aged 16 and over) 1944 5179 4835
All  
Children (aged 4-15) 943 2183 2603
Adults (aged 16 and over) 3459 9317 8506
Weighted bases Males  
Children (aged 4-15) 486 1130 1381
Adults (aged 16 and over) 1653 4473 4092
Females  
Children (aged 4-15) 458 1092 1322
Adults (aged 16 and over) 1833 4843 4414
All  
Children (aged 4-15) 944 2222 2704
Adults (aged 16 and over) 3486 9315 8506

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