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Care Workers: Migrant Workers

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 138353, tabled on 11 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many care workers in the UK are not British citizens.

Answered on

16 March 2022

The Department does not hold citizenship data for care workers in the United Kingdom. However, Skills for Care’s data on the estimated proportion of the adult social care workforce by nationality and job role, shows that in 2020/21, 19% of care workers were of non-British nationality.

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