Disability Statistics from abroad
Census statistics published by Ireland's Central Statistics Office show the following:
1. Approximately ten percent of the population has some form of disability.
2. The incidence of disability occurring in the general population, without regard to age, is higher among women versus men.
3. The incidence of disability occurring in the segment of the population that is age 14 and younger is much higher among boys versus girls.
4. Approximately two thirds of individuals with disabilities were age fifty or older.
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