Idescat and the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families initiate the first Economic Survey on Home Care Services. This is a new statistical operation, conceived as a pilot test, whose purpose is to gather information on the economic activity and scope of these services in Catalonia. The fieldwork for this Survey will be conducted between September and December 2018.
The Survey is sent to two collectives: private and public institutions and companies specializing in the provision of these services and local authorities, which constitute the main agent in the allocation resources for these services.
The 2017 Economic Survey on Home Care Services is an official statistics which forms part of the 2018 Annual Statistical Action Programme (action 05 02 01) , in deployment of the Law on the 2017-2020 Statistical Plan for Catalonia.