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Local authority registers of people with disabilities

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  • Release date: 21 October 2015
  • Period covered: Year ending 31 March 2015
  • Next update: 26 October 2016
An annual report which includes information on people with a learning, physical and sensory disability.

Key points

  • There were 15,010 people on registers of people with learning disabilities, of whom 12,884 (86 per cent) were living in community placements and 2,126 (14 per cent) were in residential establishments.
  • There were 76,880 people on registers of people with physical or sensory disabilities. Of these, 47,335 (62 per cent) were registered as having a physical disability only.


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