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Handicapped Persons

Volume 892: debated on Friday 23 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is his estimate of the total number of permanently and substantially handicapped people identi-

NUMBERS OF HANDICAPPED PERSONS
Type of Handicap31st December 196931st December 197031st March 197231st March 197331st March 1974
Blind7,4417,3737,4337,4637,420
Partially Sighted3,2783,2583,3083,3523,454
Deaf1,2881,3021,2771,2701,311
Hard of Hearing1,1541,1231,0681,038985
Other Handicaps15,98016,98519,75823,36828,997
Total29,14130,04132,84436,49142,167
NEW REGISTRATIONS DURING THE YEAR ENDING
Type of Handicap31st December 196931st December 197031st March 197231st March 197331st March 1974
Blind751807968868888
Partially Sighted526521540475465
Deaf8170679168
Hard of Hearing73937380155
Other Handicaps2,0672,5723,8045,3906,344
Total3,4984,0635,4526,9047,920