This report was explores the key findings from our latest State of Caring survey. The annual State of Caring has been carried out for over a decade and is the most comprehensive research into the lives of unpaid carers in Scotland.
This report provides an overview of the data from State of Caring 2022 along with the experiences of carers.
We have interspersed this report with the voices of carers. These are highlighted in red and we thank those quoted and everyone who took part for telling their stories and sharing their concerns.
The 2022 State of Caring survey was carried out between July and September 2022 and completed by 2,044 unpaid carers across Scotland– the largest sample size in the survey’s history.