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Long-Term Services and Supports: Demand Projections, 2020-2035

Fact Sheet Data Collection & Quality
November 1, 2022

This fact sheet shows projections of the demand for workers in the long-term services and support sector in the United States from 2020 to 2035. To view the original source, click here.

Key Takeaways

Direct care workers will make up 66% of the long-term services and supports workforce by 2035.
The need for psychiatric aides will grow at the quickest rate (59%) of all direct care workers involved in long-term services and supports.
Projections are based on current conditions staying the same and not shifting in terms of demand.

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