Human functioning and disability

Links to background information

The following links give the pertinent background information supporting the development and distribution of the questionnaire.

  Expert group meeting to Review the United Nations Demographic Yearbook System,
New York, 10-14 November 2003
Proposals (PDF 76 KB) for the future United Nations Demographic Yearbook collection and dissemination of statistics on disability were presented at the meeting.
  Thirty-fourth session of the Statistical Commission, New York, 4-7 March 2003
The United Nations Statistical Commission, at its 34th Session, emphasized the need to ensure the collection of internationally comparable disability statistics and approved the collection of disability statistics on a regular basis through the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system.

United Nations Statistics Division - Demographic and Social Statistics