United Nations Statistics Division

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Guidelines and Principles for the Development of Disability Statistics
Series: Y, No.10 
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Languages available:E, A, C, F, R, S


This publication is aimed at assisting national statistical offices and other producers of disability statistics in improving the collection, compilation and dissemination of disability data. The document addresses methodological issues in the area of disability by providing guidelines and principles related to data collection, through surveys and censuses and also on the compilation, dissemination and usage of data on disability. The publication builds on the Manual for the Development of Statistical Information for Disability Programmes and Policies, and also on the section on disability in the Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 1.

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