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2011 Census Information Summary | May 2013 – Health of Carers & Unpaid Care Profile HEADLINES PRODUCED BY POLICY, IMPACT AND INTELLIGENCE | 0151 443 3067.

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1 2011 Census Information Summary | May 2013 – Health of Carers & Unpaid Care Profile HEADLINES PRODUCED BY POLICY, IMPACT AND INTELLIGENCE | | KNOWSLEY COUNCIL  There are more w omen who provide unpaid care in the borough than men. This trend is the same across all age groups  Knowsley mirrors the national trend with 1 in 8 adults providing unpaid care  Unpaid care provision fell most heavily on women aged  The number of residents that fall in the bad or very bad health category who provide any kind of unpaid support increases with age.  There is an increase of 757 individuals with bad/ very bad health from the 0-24 age group (17) to the 65+ group (774)  The majority of unpaid carers in Knowsley rated their health as either very good or good.  Unpaid care is more common for employees who work full time than any other group within the Borough 17, , U NPAID CARERS  2011 census indicates 12% of Knowsley residents provided unpaid care. This is slightly higher than the 2001 rate of 11.5% taking into account change of population  Over the decade there has been an increase of 1.3 percentage points (234 individuals) providing unpaid care  Nationally 10% of care provision is unpaid. Regional levels are higher at 14%.  In 2001, 1 in 9 adults provided unpaid care H OURS OF CARE  The highest proportion of unpaid carers (49%)in the Borough provide between 1 to 19 hours of care per week The breakdown below shows the number of hours carers provide in unpaid care Females 10, % of the overall female population Males 7, % of the overall male population Unpaid Carers in Knowsley National Figures (England & Wales)  5.7m people are carers (1 in 8 adults)  1.4m provide more than 50 hours of care per week  3m provide unpaid support whilst working/ studying  58% of carers are women and 42% are men

2 A GE E CONOMIC ACTIVITY PRODUCED BY POLICY, IMPACT AND INTELLIGENCE | | KNOWSLEY COUNCIL On Census day 2011  Those aged between accounted for the highest proportion of unpaid carers in the Borough-38% (6,801)  This differed from the national trend where those aged formed the largest group for unpaid care provision -2.1m (36%).  Knowsley young carers (0-24) made up around 10% of all carers. Nationally this figure was 7.5%  One in five carers who provided unpaid provision were aged 64+. Of the 3,554 within this cohort 1,975 (56%) provided support for 50 hours or more a week The chart below shows hours of unpaid work by age group Data source: Adapted from data from the Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.1.0 8,613 unpaid carers in Employment On Census day 2011  1,463 of unpaid carers in employment provided 50 hours or more of support per week  Of this cohort, 730 individuals were in the full time employment category  864 were self employed of which 174 provided 50 or more hours of provision per week  191 full time students in the borough supported family, friends or neighbours with the highest proportion(191) providing between 1 and 19 hours of care 2011 Census Information Summary | May 2013 – Health of Carers & Unpaid Care Profile

3 2001 Percentages 2011 percentages National Figures (2011) 2011 percentages Population 151,200145,90056,170,900 Total Carers 17, % of total population 17,86412% of total population5.8m10.3% of total population Female Carers 10,25658% of carer population10,46959% of carer population3.3m58% of carer population Male Carers 7,10142% of carer population7,39541% of carer population2.4m42% of carer population Provides 1-19 hours of care a week 9,13653% of carer population 8,78249% of carer population3.6m 63.1% of carer population Provides hours of care a week 2,91317% of carer population 3,20718% of carer population772, % of carer population Provides 50+ hours of care a week 5,30830% of carer population 5,87533% of carer population1.4m 23.5% of carer population Aged ,76010% of carer population432, % of carer population Aged ,80138% of carer population2m 34.8% of carer population Aged ,8255,74932% of carer population2m 35.6% of carer population Aged 65+ 2,6153,55420% of carer population1.3m 22.1% of carer population In employment (employee total/ unpaid care) 7,52243% **7,55843%**2.5m44%** In full time employment 5,20330%**5,00829% **1.6m29%** In part time employment 2,31913%**2,55015%**863,42815%** Self employed 1,1406.6%**8645% **512,3539%** Full time student (in employment) %**1911.1% **61,5221.1%** Unemployed %**9035%**210,8443.7%** ** All categories of economic activity of unpaid carers 2011 Census Information Summary | May 2013 – Health of Carers & Unpaid Care Profile


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