Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Questions (552)

John Brady

Question:

552. Deputy John Brady asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons in receipt of carer's allowance and carer's benefit in each of the years 2016, 2017 and to date in 2018. [52039/18]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy is detailed in the tabular statement.

The number of persons in receipt of carer's allowance and carer's benefit at 31 December 2016 and 2017 and at 30 November 2018.

Number of recipients 

Carer's Allowance 

Carer's Benefit

31 December 2016

 70,459

 2,710

31 December 2017

 75,264

 2,762

30 November 2018

 79,545

 2,705