Information for Carers

There are estimated to be 780,000 Carers in Scotland, (17% of the adult population). It is estimated of those 29,000 are young carers.

Three out of five of us will become Carers at some stage in our lives. Currently approximately 1 in 7 of the Scottish population provide care and support to a family member, friend or neighbour to help that person live in their own community.

63% of Carers in Scotland...

said they had suffered physical ill health as a result of Caring

*State of caring 2018 survey