Facts and statistics
Below are some useful statistics on disabled people. They can help you to understand a large proportion of our society, including demographics and impairment types.
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Disabled children in school
15 per cent of school pupils in England have special educational needs (SEN). But fewer than one in ten (9 per cent) of pupils with SEN in England attend a state-funded special school.
Taking part in school
Only a quarter (25 per cent) of disabled children say they take part in sport and activity all of the time at school, compared to 41 per cent of non-disabled children.