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Information on people with a learning, physical and sensory disability as at 31 March 2019.

Main points

  • There were 13,507 people on registers of people with learning disabilities.
  • 85% were living in community placements* and 15% were living in residential establishments*.
  • There were 52,295 people on registers of people with physical or sensory disabilities, of whom 54% were registered as having a physical disability only.

*Not all local authorities were able to provide a breakdown for placement settings.


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