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FACTS 1: Occupational projections for direct-care workers 2010-2020

Fact Sheet
February 1, 2013

This fact sheet summarizes data from the national occupational projections issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics at the U.S. Department of Labor. Analysis of the data suggests that demand for direct-care workers over the next decade — projected to reach 1.6 million new positions by 2020 — will continue to outpace supply.

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