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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Persons with learning disabilities by local authority, service and age range
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YearIn 2021-22, Merthyr Tydfil and Wrexham were unable to provide data for those aged 65 and over. Flintshire was unable to provide data for those residing in own home and Carmarthenshire was unable to provide data for those residing with parents or family. <br /><br />In 2020-21, Merthyr Tydfil did not maintain a learning disability register for adults.<br /><br />No data is available for 2019-20 due to COVID.<br /><br />Caerphilly was unable to provide data for 2018-19, due to technical issues with their ICT systems. In 2018-19, Powys could not provide a breakdown of data for individual placement settings for those aged 16 and over; they could only provide totals. Therefore, these totals are based on 21 local authorities and the individual placement settings are based on 20 local authorities. As a result, there will be a difference between the sum of the constituent items and the totals for 2018-19.[Filtered]
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[Collapse]Local authorityIn 2021-22, Merthyr Tydfil and Wrexham were unable to provide data for those aged 65 and over. Flintshire was unable to provide data for those residing in own home and  Carmarthenshire was unable to provide data for those residing with parents or family. <br /><br />In 2020-21, Merthyr Tydfil did not maintain a learning disability register for adults.<br /><br />No data is available for 2019-20 due to COVID.<br /><br />Caerphilly was unable to provide data for 2018-19, due to technical issues with their ICT systems.  In 2018-19, Powys could not provide a breakdown of data for individual placement settings for those aged 16 and over; they could only provide totals. Therefore, these totals are based on 21 local authorities and the individual placement settings are based on 20 local authorities. As a result, there will be a difference between the sum of the constituent items and the totals for 2018-19.[Filter]
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[Collapse]Wales.The data item is not applicable8882001,0882,0134,5881706,77114070321301,8784052,28310,35505075759429128311,0362461,31373994445012,303
WalesIsle of Anglesey.The data item is not applicable304340171417500000781694303010100330211220000329
Gwynedd.The data item is not applicable10126127117224834951060961549703030101011026136039443680
Conwy.The data item is not applicable224127116524840040781290346071801121381453114123165574
Denbighshire.The data item is not applicable41344771482227100101041411839004040033143176108412470
Flintshire.The data item is not applicable..|The data item is not available..|The data item is not available..|The data item is not available32641023759590140112171299020000000010791110000001,002
Wrexham.The data item is not applicable0..|The data item is not available0314..|The data item is not available3510..|The data item is not available100..|The data item is not available03600..|The data item is not available000..|The data item is not available010..|The data item is not available100..|The data item is not available037
Powys.The data item is not applicable46156136112515310010123481713860213174128700000101477
Ceredigion.The data item is not applicable33437811431225200204110513150000000005710670000382
Pembrokeshire.The data item is not applicable333360501510000011417131218000000000821910111228131450
Carmarthenshire.The data item is not applicable..|The data item is not available..|The data item is not available..|The data item is not available..|The data item is not available..|The data item is not available..|The data item is not available..|The data item is not available83011015534189200000001010105231280000329
Swansea.The data item is not applicable11211123201412106234580530183392221,02108191102255106745091,108
Neath Port Talbot.The data item is not applicable135181572102369171603306521865060303213116043851010010586
Bridgend.The data item is not applicable142162016661920000014436180388060600000239320101427
Vale of Glamorgan.The data item is not applicable204241592291940710233360581371538021300000343370000578
Cardiff.The data item is not applicable22467291318779461,1431920210233261,481000000005961411500001,596
Rhondda Cynon Taf.The data item is not applicable39125114154121703940130175452209870617022441813350120121,045
Merthyr Tydfil.The data item is not applicable0..|The data item is not available0610..|The data item is not available1600..|The data item is not available000..|The data item is not available01600..|The data item is not available000..|The data item is not available010..|The data item is not available100..|The data item is not available017
Caerphilly.The data item is not applicable361349030633090000013424158516020200550762096025429648
Blaenau Gwent.The data item is not applicable205256015052151203063972315010100000315360101353
Torfaen.The data item is not applicable3894719127214820020631679276021300001198280000307
Monmouthshire.The data item is not applicable6176877048100000293321810112000004717641607254
Newport.The data item is not applicable258331302103343102012012722149537020211245591882028129654

Metadata

Title

Register of persons with learning difficulties at 31 March

Last update

21 February 2023 21 February 2023

Next update

No longer updated

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Local authority register of persons with learning disabilities (SSDA901) data collection, Welsh Government

Contact email

stats.pss@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

Local authorities submit numbers of all persons identified as having a learning disability currently known to the authority and included in a register of records for the purpose of planning or providing services.
The register of people with learning disabilities data may be an underestimate of the total number of people with learning disabilities as registration is voluntary.


Data collection and calculation

The data were supplied to the Data Collection team within the Welsh Government by local authorities in Wales. The form applies an extensive series of validation checks to ensure that the information provided is accurate and consistent.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

Data are shown each financial year from 2001-02.

Users, uses and context

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Keywords

Disability, Learning

Statistical quality

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, or alongside further information on quality and methods in the Quality Report, as per the given weblinks.