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Local authority registers of people with disabilities

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  • Release date: 29 November 2017
  • Period covered: Year ending 31 March 2017
  • Next update: October 2018
An annual report which includes information on people with a learning, physical and sensory disability.

Key points

  • There were 14,787 people on registers of people with learning disabilities, of whom 12,652 (86 per cent) were living in community placements and 2,135 (14 per cent) were in residential establishments.
  • There were 75,185 people on registers of people with physical or sensory disabilities. Of these, 44,363 (59per cent) were registered as having a physical disability only.


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