Carers SA has a new and updated fact sheet with the latest carer data relevant to SA extracted from data that was released by the ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) in Jan 2017.
Some significant stats relating to carers in South Australia:
- 245,000 – total number of carers lived in SA – this number has increased from 219,000 in 2012
- 30,500 – young carers under 25 years in SA (Carers SA estimate)
- 45% – of carers in SA aged between 45-64 years
- 40 hrs/week – 30.65% of carers provide more than 40 hours of care per week
To read the complete factsheet, click here.