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Local authority registers of people with disabilities

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  • Release date: 24 October 2018
  • Period covered: Year ending 31 March 2018
  • Next update: October 2019
An annual report which includes information on people with a learning, physical and sensory disability.

Key points

  • There were 13,843 people on registers of people with learning disabilities, of whom 11,843 (86 per cent) were living in community placements and 2,000 (14 per cent) were in residential establishments.
  • There were 66,620 people on registers of people with physical or sensory disabilities. Of these, 39,284 (59 per cent) were registered as having a physical disability only.


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