1.Can you tell us how many young carers* (aged 17 years and under) you have listed in your local authority area for the following years April to March:
2.Can you tell us the source of your information on numbers of young carers* in your local authority area.
*definition of a young carer: A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol.
a. 2015/16; 990
b. 2016/17; 1226
c. 2017/18; 1449
d. 2018/19; 1603
e. 2019/20; 1749
2. This information came from the Young Carers Register
Lincolnshire County Council Children's Services keeps a register of all Young Carers where there is consent to hold their information
- Reference number
- Date request received
- 02 February 2021
- Date of decision
- 18 February 2021