Our data challenges
Read more on the challenges we faced in collating disability data
Collating national data disaggregated by disability to create a global snapshot is not a straightforward task. In fact, it highlights many of the challenges that remain regarding the disability data landscape more broadly. However, it is encouraging to note that there is a substantial amount of data.
It is important to understand the challenges and limitations around the collated data. A number of important caveats must be applied to interpretation and comparison of the data on this portal. These include:
It is important that the methodology for data collection is well understood so that analysis can be used appropriately.