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, The Economic Value of the Adult Social Care Sector UK report shares the economic impact of a growing sector offering services in 45,000 sites across the UK in 1.8 million job roles.

The separate reports for EnglandWalesNorthern Ireland and Scotland have also been published.