Number of workers in NMDS-SC
Tell me about this report...
•  This dashboard shows the number of workers recorded in the NMDS-SC only. 

The NMDS-SC does not have 100% coverage of the sector, therefore the dashboards are not showing the whole adult social care workforce. For adult social care workforce totals please see ‘workforce estimates’ to the bottom right of this screen.

You can read about NMDS-SC data coverage and quality here.
Help and guidance
•  Information is suppressed (or hidden) if there are fewer than 10 workers in the group. 

For help and guidance please see dashboard FAQ’s, the e-guide , the tutorial video or call NMDS-SC support on 0845 873 0129.
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Skills for Care, Open Access NMDS-SC Dashboards. Data as at Jan 17 2018
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Number of workers
692,091
What is this telling me?
This dashboard shows there are 692,091 workers recorded in the NMDS-SC in your selected area.

The NMDS-SC does not have 100% coverage of the sector, therefore the dashboards are not showing the whole adult social care workforce. Please click here for the estimated number of adult social care jobs.
What resources can help me?
To get a comprehensive overview of the sector and workforce you can view our size and structure of the adult social care sector and workforce in England. We also produce key sector reports, briefings and infographics on key workforce topics.

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What other reports can help me?
Adult social care workforce estimates
Dashboards show information held in the NMDS-SC only (around half of the sector). You can read about NMDS-SC data coverage and quality here. The dashboards can be used to provide an overview of the adult social care workforce at both a national and local level. Where possible, however, we recommend that you use Skills for Care’s workforce estimates which cover the whole sector.

Please click here for workforce estimates, including the number of adult social care jobs in England, by region, sector, service and job roles.

Skills for Care estimates that the number of adult social are job in England, at 2016, was 1.58 million.