Our new analysis looks at unpaid carers from 31 March to 25 April 2021.

More women (57%) provided unpaid care than men (43%) – this includes giving unpaid help to somebody with physical or mental illness or age-related problems ow.ly/QpR250F7aY8 Percentage of people who said they provided unpaid care in t
More than half of unpaid carers provided 5 hours or fewer a week.

There was no significant difference in the number of hours worked for men and women, or the type of care provided ow.ly/mRxK50F7b4n Bar chart showing there are no significant differences in th
The most common care activities were

▪️ being available if needed
▪️ helping around the home or garden
▪️ providing company
▪️ accompanying on errands

➡️ ow.ly/mRxK50F7b4n Bar chart showing the most common care activities provided w
A larger proportion of unpaid carers were worried about the effects that the #COVID19 pandemic was having on their life (63%) compared with non-carers (56%) ow.ly/MpVf50F7bcm Percentage worries about the effect of the pandemic on their
57% of unpaid carers had received their first vaccine dose, and 20% had received both doses.

Fewer non-carers had received one dose (44%) or both doses (16%). However, on average unpaid carers were older (52 years) than non-carers (47 years) ow.ly/zzUh50F7bll Graphic text: 57% of unpaid carers had received one dose of

• • •

Missing some Tweet in this thread? You can try to force a refresh

Keep Current with Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Profile picture

Stay in touch and get notified when new unrolls are available from this author!

Read all threads

This Thread may be Removed Anytime!


Twitter may remove this content at anytime! Save it as PDF for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video
  1. Follow @ThreadReaderApp to mention us!

  2. From a Twitter thread mention us with a keyword "unroll"
@threadreaderapp unroll

Practice here first or read more on our help page!

More from @ONS

10 Jun
The proportion of the workforce of all UK businesses on furlough has decreased to 7% (approx 1.8 million people), according to the latest Business Insights and Conditions Survey.

This is the lowest level reported since the series began in June 2020 ow.ly/2SjG50F7al4 Economic activity and social change in the UK, real-time ind
In the week to 7 June 2021, the seven-day average of UK seated diners was at 147% of its level in the same week of 2019 according to @OpenTableUK.

This is a 15 percentage point increase compared with two weeks ago ow.ly/f2qH50F7aAB
The volume of UK online job adverts on 4 June 2021 for "catering and hospitality" was 140% of its February 2020 average, according to @Adzuna

This is up 83 percentage points since 9 April 2021 when hospitality restrictions first eased in England ow.ly/Wo4Q50F7aCJ
Read 5 tweets
10 Jun
Our article looks at how red, amber and green lists might affect travel plans.

Between 2016 and 2019, an average of more than 5 million visits each summer were made to see friends and relatives in countries on amber and red lists as of 8 June 2021 ow.ly/Sfsx50F79W0 How many overseas visits will be affected by red, amber and
Current travel restrictions mean visitors to red and amber countries require #COVID19 tests and quarantine on return.

This will affect visits to see friends and family, including an average of more than 600,000 visits to Poland between July and September ow.ly/ofwo50F7a7y 19 of the 20 countries where UK residents make the most visi
Between 2016 and 2019, UK residents spent more than £1 billion throughout July, August and September in

▪️ Spain
▪️ USA
▪️ France
▪️ Italy
▪️ Greece.

This was generally more than residents of overseas countries spent in the UK ow.ly/odz750F7ab8 UK residents would normally spend more than £1 billion in e
Read 5 tweets
10 Jun
For the first time, we’re able to start building a UK-wide picture of rough sleeping.

Trends in the estimates of people sleeping rough in individual country vary, with recent peaks in 2017 or 2018 ow.ly/Bifz50F79xy
One-night snapshot estimates of rough sleeping rates across the UK show similar trends, however the data between nations is not directly comparable.

No snapshot is available for Scotland ow.ly/IYgJ50F79Cb Chart title: Single-night rough sleeping rates in England, W
When looking at the characteristics of people who sleep rough, over 8 in 10 people sleeping rough in England and Scotland were male.

Data for both nations is collected differently and breakdowns are not available for Wales and Northern Ireland ow.ly/yL8F50F79DP 80% Of people who sleep rough in England and Scotland were m
Read 6 tweets
9 Jun
6% of adults reported hesitancy towards the #COVID19 vaccine between 28 April and 23 May, according to latest analysis.

This is similar to the previous period (31 March to 25 April) ow.ly/57tZ50F6eTu 6% Hesitancy towards the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine Betw
Adults living in the most deprived areas of England were more likely to report vaccine hesitancy (at 10%) than adults living in the least deprived areas (3%).

This remains similar to findings in the previous period (12% and 4% respectively) ow.ly/k3Jr50F6eWG Hesitancy towards the coronavirus vaccine by areas of depriv
Black or Black British adults had the highest rates of vaccine hesitancy compared with all ethnic groups, at 21%.

This is compared with 30% in the previous period, however, this decrease isn’t statistically significant ow.ly/fg2K50F6f01 21% Of Black or Black British adults reported hesitancy towa
Read 4 tweets
8 Jun
We’ve released our latest data on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving UK companies.

M&A refers to the process of one company taking control - through majority share ownership - of another ow.ly/EOJv50F5jtp
There were 153 completed mergers and acquisitions in March 2021, the highest level seen since the 196 deals completed in March 2020.

This compares with 58 deals in May 2020 - the low point after #COVID19 began ow.ly/kPFY50F5jud The number of monthly domes...
The total value of inward mergers and acquisitions (foreign companies acquiring UK companies) was £6.1 billion in Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2021.

This was £0.1 billion higher than Quarter 4 (Oct to Dec) 2020, when it was £6.0 billion ow.ly/ENaO50F5jxT Inward M&A during Quarter 1...
Read 5 tweets
8 Jun
Our latest article looks at the impact of #COVID19 on pubs.

Almost 24% of pub landlords had “high confidence” about the future of their business when surveyed in early May 2021 - a 18% increase compared with early November 2020 levels (6%) ow.ly/XQHh50F5iQ2 Image
63% of pub owners felt “low confidence” in the ability of their business to survive the next three months in early November 2020.

Recent data show this proportion dropped dramatically to 3% in late April 2021 ow.ly/V2qY50F5iTw "We can't wait to open...
By mid-December 2020, more than 80% of pubs recorded that their profits were around half of what they would normally expect for the time of year - soaring to 100% by late December ow.ly/zfNr50F5iY8 “Our pub is financially han...
Read 4 tweets

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3/month or $30/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!

Follow Us on Twitter!