Official Concept and Definition

Disability

Definition

Disability refers to any restriction or lack of ability (resulting from an impairment) to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being. Impairments associated with disabilities may be physical, mental, or sensory motor impairment such as partial or total blindness, low vision, partial or total deafness, oral defect, having only one hand/no hands, one leg/no legs, mild or severe cerebral palsy, retarded, mentally ill, mental retardation and multiple impairment. Data on disability will enable planners to prepare plans for rehabilitation, education, development, and preventive programs.

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PSS Agency PSA
Source/s

2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH) & 2015 Population Census (POPCEN)

Indicators / Statistics Being Generated Not applicable
PSA Board Resolution Not applicable
Statistical Domain Environment and multi-domain statistics
Statistical Activity Gender and special population groups

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