Census Data

Cambridgeshire: Provision of unpaid care

Location Type: Counties, ONS Geographic Code: E10000003

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Key Facts

All Residents 678,849
Male 335,468
Female 343,381
Households 277,634
Population Density (people/km2) 222.8
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 644,379
Provides no unpaid care 592,143
Provides 19 hours or less unpaid care a week 28,790
Provides 9 hours or less unpaid care a week 21,903
Provides 10 to 19 hours unpaid care a week 6,887
Provides 20 to 49 hours unpaid care a week 9,170
Provides 20 to 34 hours unpaid care a week 4,392
Provides 35 to 49 hours unpaid care a week 4,778
Provides 50 or more hours unpaid care a week 14,276

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