The Numbers: Carers UK

The figures behind the charity that provides support for those who care for elderly, sick and disabled people

Carers UK
Carers UK

£3.97m - The charity's income for the year ending March 2012, compared with £3.5m in the previous year

£1.85m - The charity's income from grant funding. It received more than 40 separate grants, the biggest of which was £216,000 from the Department of Health

£578k - Free reserves at year-end. This exceeded the charity's target, which was to hold reserves equal to three months of unrestricted expenditure

£60k - No employee was paid more than this

1.25m - The number of carers in the UK who provide more than 50 hours of care a week

60 - The number of organisations across the UK that are involved in the Care and Support Alliance, which is convened by Carers UK.

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