Disability (QNHS Module)

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Persons with a disability or a longstanding health problem, in and out of employment, by region, sex, age, and economic status, economic sector, hours worked, occupation and type of longstanding health problem or disability.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Source

The CSO Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) special modules.

Scope

All persons aged 15 to 64.

Frequency

Occasional

Reference period

The quarter covered by the relevant QNHS survey

Start date

1994 quarter 2

Timeliness

Typically from 6 to 12 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Region (NUTS3)
    Border; Dublin; Mid-East; Midland; Mid-West; South-East; South-West; West.
  • Age
    15-24 years; 25-34; 35-44; 45-54; 55-64 years.
  • Marital status
    Single; Married; Separated; Widowed.
  • Disability or longstanding health problem
    Arms or hands; Back or neck; Chest or breathing; Diabetes; Epilepsy; Hearing difficulty; Heart, blood pressure, circulation; Legs or feet; Mental, nervous or emotional; Seeing difficulty; Skin conditions; Speech impediment; Stomach, liver, kidney, digestive; Other progressive illness; Other longstanding health problems; Not stated.
  • Health condition cause
    Born with condition or birth injury; Accident or injury (Work related including traffic; Non-work traffic-related; Household, leisure or sports); Disease (Work-related; Non work-related); Donít know or not stated.
  • Economic status (ILO)
    In employment (Full-time; Part-time); Unemployed; Not economically active.
  • Employment status
    Self employed (with paid employees; without paid employees); Employee; Assisting relatives.
  • Economic sector
    A-B Agriculture, forestry and fishing; C-E Other production industries; F Construction; G Wholesale and retail trade; H Hotels and restaurants; I Transport, storage and communication; J-K Financial and other business services; L Public administration and defence; M Education; N Health; O-Q Other services.
  • Occupational group
    Managers and administrators; Professional; Associate professional and technical; Clerical and secretarial; Craft and related; Personal and protective service; Sales; Plant and machine operatives; Other.
  • Hours worked
    1-9 hours; 10-19; 20-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45+ hours; Variable hours.

Theme

Labour Market and Earnings - Labour Market

Page Created

2008-12-02

Page Modified

2017-05-16

Keywords

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