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Expert adult social care insight
This report provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the size and structure of the adult social care sector and workforce in England.
If you're involved in workforce planning or commissioning, use the regional and local authority level estimates which are provided as appendices to this report. Estimates from this report should not be directly compared with previous reports.
The appendices and workforce estimates contain tabulated information with more detailed breakdowns (sector, service, geographical level) than in the main report.
The size and structure of the adult social care sector and workforce in England, 2017 - report
Key findings - infographic
Appendix 3 - total job numbers - excel
Councils with Social Service Responsibilities workforce estimates (Appendix 4) - excel
Please note that the workforce estimates have been updated with local authority information as at September 2017, and so may no longer match information within the report