Scottish cities

Percentage of people aged 16-64 who have a disability in selected Scottish cities and Scotland, April 2015-march 2016Disability Scottish cities 2016


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There is a higher level of reported disability among working age people in Glasgow (24%) than in the other selected Scottish cities and in Scotland as a whole. 

Notes

The Annual Population Survey's disability category includes people with a long-term condition which substantially limits their day-to-day activities (Equality Act Core disabled), and those who have a long-term disability which affects the kind or amount of work they might do (work-limiting disabled).

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