Listed Young Carers 2015 - 2020

Request

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:

a.2015/16;

b.2016/17;

c.2017/18;

d.2018/19;

e.2019/20.

 

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.

Decision

1.

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
937721
Date request received
02 February 2021
Date of decision
18 February 2021