The Economic Value of the Adult Social Care sector - UK

This report commissioned by Skills for Care and Development and produced by ICF Consulting Limited, shares the economic impact of a growing sector offering services in 45,000 sites across the UK in 1.8 million job roles.

The objective for this research was to estimate the economic value of the adult social care sector in the UK, and the value of the sector in each of the four UK nations individually.

Nationally, the sector contributes £46.2 billion to the economy, representing 6% of total employment and average earnings are £17,300.