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Health Workforce Projections: Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides

February 1, 2017

This report projects demand for direct care workers based on population projections and changes in health insurance coverage. The report projects this workforce will grow by a third from 2014 to 2025.

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Key Takeaways

Demand for nursing assistants and home health aides are both projected to grow by 34% from 2014 and 2025.
Population growth will contribute to demand for direct care workers the most.
Changes in consumer health insurance coverage has a minimal impact on projected demand.

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