- Just over a fifth of respondents (22%) consider themselves to have a disability. This is slightly higher than the proportion of disabled residents in the Portsmouth population as a whole (19%)
- The most frequently mentioned types of disability are physical, visual impairment, and mobility
Online survey – Disability
Do you consider yourself to have a disability under the Equality Act 2010?
Base: Online sample (134)
This chart shows:
78% of respondents in the online survey sample do not have a disability whereas according to the 2021 census data 81% of the Portsmouth population do not.
22% of respondents in the online survey sample have a disability whereas according to the 2021 census data 19% of the Portsmouth population do.
What type of disability do you have?
Base: Online respondents with a disability (28)
This chart shows that of the respondents in the online survey sample that have a disability:
36% have a physical disability
32% have a visual impairment
29% have a mobility disability
18% have a learning disability
14% have a hearing disability
11% have a mental health disability
14% have an other disability