Census Data

London: Disability

Location Type: Regions, ONS Geographic Code: E12000007

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Key Facts

All Residents 8,799,728
Male 4,268,106
Female 4,531,622
Households 3,423,892
Population Density (people/km2) 5,597.6
Table Codets038
Issued2023-01-19
Unit of MeasurePerson
Number of Response Options5

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents in England and Wales by long-term health problems or disabilities. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.

Summary

People who assessed their day-to-day activities as limited by long-term physical or mental health conditions or illnesses are considered disabled. This definition of a disabled person meets the harmonised standard for measuring disability and is in line with the Equality Act (2010).

Disability: Total: All usual residents 8,799,728
Disabled under the Equality Act 1,164,456
Disabled under the Equality Act: Day-to-day activities limited a lot 505,909
Disabled under the Equality Act: Day-to-day activities limited a little 658,547
Not disabled under the Equality Act 7,635,272
Not disabled under the Equality Act: Has long term physical or mental health condition but day-to-day activities are not limited 459,554
Not disabled under the Equality Act: No long term physical or mental health conditions 7,175,718

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