There is no one official statistic for disability. In Lewisham Council’s 2007 Residents Survey, of the 1,042 people surveyed, 14% of respondents described themselves as disabled. In the 2011 Census, 15.6% of Lewisham residents were classed as not in good health. In the ONS Annual Population survey data for 2007 14.2% of people of working age were categorised as disabled.





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