[PDF] The economic value of the adult social care sector – UK

Skills for Care
Skills for Care
Publication date:
05 June 2018


The adult social care sector in the UK contributes £46.2 billion to the economy. It represents 6% of total employment and average earnings are £17,300. The average full time equivalent worker generated £19,700 of value towards the economy.

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