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Local authority registers of people with disabilities

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  • Release date: 22 October 2014
  • Period covered: 31 March 2014
  • Next update: October 2015
An annual report which includes information on people with a learning, physical and sensory disability.

Key points

  • There were 15,297 people on registers of people with learning disabilities, of whom 13,179 (86 per cent) were living in community placements and 2,118 (14 per cent) were in residential establishments.
  • There were 77,306 people on registers of people with physical or sensory disabilities. Of these, 47,150 (61 per cent) were registered as having a physical disability only.


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