This is the 2017 report of statistics about adults with learning disabilities who Scottish local authorities knew about between 2016- 2017.
The main release of Learning Disability Statistics Scotland 2017 was amended on 21/12/17 to remove a column of 2015 comparator data from Table 1: Number of adults with learning disabilities known to local authorities (2017) on page 18. Additionally, Table A1 in the Excel version of Annex A and Table B1 in the Excel version of Annex B have had a column of 2015 comparator data removed. Page 19 of the main release of Learning Disability Statistics Scotland 2017 was amended on 11/12/18 to correct an error in the figure for those in receipt of out of area placements, which arose due to a methodological error. The figure was reported as 831, but has been corrected to 920. No other data in either the main report or the annexes has been changed.
You can download the full report here.
You can also download the following annexes to the report.
Annex A contains national level data tables:
Annex B contains local level data tables:
Data quality considerations are discussed throughout the LDSS 2017 report. Further information about how LDSS 2017 has addressed data quality can be found here.