Research and statistics
There are 1.4 million people with a learning disability in the UK. Read the latest research and statistics on a range of issues affecting people with a learning disability, from health and social care to finding work and friendships.
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About the research and statistics
Our research and statistics are drawn from a range of databases, government reports, websites of voluntary organisations and academic publications. We periodically update these pages as new research and data becomes available. Each topic page is fully referenced, and links are provided where possible.
If you have any questions about our research and statistics, please contact the Research Team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research and statistics blogs
Catch up with the latest news and blogs from the research and statistics team.