Census Data

London: Provision of unpaid care

Location Type: Regions, ONS Geographic Code: E12000007

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Key Facts

All Residents 8,799,728
Male 4,268,106
Female 4,531,622
Households 3,423,892
Population Density (people/km2) 5,597.6
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 8,270,772
Provides no unpaid care 7,674,309
Provides 19 hours or less unpaid care a week 295,499
Provides 9 hours or less unpaid care a week 211,028
Provides 10 to 19 hours unpaid care a week 84,471
Provides 20 to 49 hours unpaid care a week 138,520
Provides 20 to 34 hours unpaid care a week 64,980
Provides 35 to 49 hours unpaid care a week 73,540
Provides 50 or more hours unpaid care a week 162,444

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