The UK Government reports on disability in the UK statistics are:
Disability affects lifestyle; over a quarter of disabled people say they do not frequently have choice and control over their daily lives. This is what we, at Visualise, are working to change by making services more inclusive.
1 billion people identify as having a disability, roughly 15% of the worlds population.
According to findings by the World Health Organisation (WHO), rates of disability are increasing:
The WHO have more information about disability on their website.