Disability prevalence by impairment in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016/17

Share of disability in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016/17, by impairment type and age group

Disability prevalence by impairment in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016/17 This statistic displays the prevalence of individuals living with a disability in the United Kingdom in 2016/17, by impairment type and age group. In this year, approximately 43 percent of individuals impairment to their mobility were working age adults.
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Share of disability in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016/17, by impairment type and age group

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Working-age adultsState Pension age adultsChildren
Mobility43%68%22%
Stamina/breathing/fatigue35%47%26%
Dexterity 25%37%11%
Mental health 36%8%22%
Memory 16%19%11%
Hearing 9%25%7%
Vision 9%17%9%
Learning15%9%37%
Social/ behavioural9%1%41%
Other17%13%17%
Working-age adultsState Pension age adultsChildren
Mobility43%68%22%
Stamina/breathing/fatigue35%47%26%
Dexterity 25%37%11%
Mental health 36%8%22%
Memory 16%19%11%
Hearing 9%25%7%
Vision 9%17%9%
Learning15%9%37%
Social/ behavioural9%1%41%
Other17%13%17%
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This statistic displays the prevalence of individuals living with a disability in the United Kingdom in 2016/17, by impairment type and age group. In this year, approximately 43 percent of individuals impairment to their mobility were working age adults.
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