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  • Disabled people and hate crime

    In 2018-19, there were 8,256 disability hate crimes recorded by police in England and Wales. An increase of 14 per cent compared with 2017-18. 

    Source:
    Home Office, Hate crime England and Wales 2018-2019
  • Living standards

    In 2013-14, disabled people and non-disabled people who lived with a disabled person made up almost half (48 per cent) of all people in poverty. More than a quarter (28 per cent) of people in poverty were disabled themselves. 

    Source:
    New Policy Institute, Disability and Poverty: Why disability must be at the centre of poverty reduction 2016
  • Disabled people and education

    In 2018, just 27 per cent of 19-year-olds with special educational needs (SEN) had attained a level 3 qualification (A level or equivalent) compared to 63 per cent of pupils without SEN. 

    Source:
    Department for Education, Level 2 and 3 attainment by young people aged 19 2018