Census 2016 Profile 9 – Health, Disability and Carers

Source: CSO

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) recently published Census 2016 Profile 9 – Health, Disability and Carers. The report shows that 87.0% of the population considered themselves to be in “very good” (59.4%) or “good” (27.6%) health. There were 643,131 people, or 13.5% of the population, who indicated that they had a disability and the number of carers (people providing regular unpaid help for a friend/family member) increased by 8,151 (4.4%) to 195,263.

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