Census Data

Croydon: Provision of unpaid care

Location Type: London Boroughs, ONS Geographic Code: E09000008

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Key Facts

All Residents 390,719
Male 187,633
Female 203,086
Households 152,946
Population Density (people/km2) 4,516.0
Table Codets039
Unit of MeasurePerson
Number of Response Options7

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents in England and Wales by the number of hours of unpaid care they provide. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.


An unpaid carer may look after, give help or support to anyone who has long-term physical or mental ill-health conditions, illness or problems related to old age.

This does not include any activities as part of paid employment.

This help can be within or outside of the carer's household.

Provision of unpaid care: Total: All usual residents aged 5 and over 365,548
Provides no unpaid care 336,717
Provides 19 hours or less unpaid care a week 14,366
Provides 9 hours or less unpaid care a week 10,251
Provides 10 to 19 hours unpaid care a week 4,115
Provides 20 to 49 hours unpaid care a week 6,630
Provides 20 to 34 hours unpaid care a week 3,143
Provides 35 to 49 hours unpaid care a week 3,487
Provides 50 or more hours unpaid care a week 7,835

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