Even though they are willing to work, almost 1.3 Million disabled people are unemployed in UK and Ireland. Over 19% of the work force in UK and Ireland comprises of disabled people who make up almost 6.9 million in numbers.
Over 5 of the 10 million disable people are of pensionable age while under the age of 16, the number of disabled people count up till 770k which is almost 1 in every 20 child in UK and Ireland. There are two million people with sight problems in the UK and Ireland.
Even with all these and rising number, it has been reported that accessibility to public areas in UK and Ireland is quite difficult for disable people as there is a huge lack of disabled access.