Key statistics - NSW Carers Register

Last update: 20 July 2022

End of quarter NSW Carers Register statistics.

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    •  The number of authorised carers has remained stable since June 2021.
    • 14% of Authorised Carers identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
    • 62% of Carers are Female and 38% are Male, 0.02% identifies as Gender X.
    • 51% of Household members are over 18 years of age and require a WWCC.
    • DCJ manages 46% of the households in the Carers Register, NGOs manage the other 54%

    *Data represents a snapshot at the end of the quarter indicated apart from Cancelled/Surrendered/Refused/Withdrawn data which covers this quarter compared to last year's corresponding quarter only.

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    Latest quarter detailed statistics

    Statistics at 30 June 2022


    Number of current authorised carers and household members

    17,960 authorised carers and 12,682 household members are on the Carers Register

    Carers and applicants - cancelled or withdrawn

    20 carers or applicants were cancelled with concerns; 206 were cancelled with no concerns; 8 were surrendered with concerns; 203 were surrendered with no concerns

    Households managed by NGOs or DCJ


    Current carer applications

    Number of household applicationsNumber of carer applicants

    Carer applications refused or withdrawn

    StatusApril - June 2021April - June 2022
    Withdrawn with no concerns406302
    Withdrawn with concerns4337
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