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Pct disability benefit RoI 2015



Subject Keywords: Regional prospects. Mental Health. Working conditions, Disability Refinement: Regional prospects. Mental Health. Working conditionsRegional prospects.
Topic: Causes
Health Inequalities
Fuel Poverty
Chronic Conditions
Health Inequalities
Catalogue: Data
Type: Data
Region: Administrative County
Carlow County
Cavan County
Clare County
Cork City
Cork County
Donegal County
Dublin City
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Galway City
Galway County
Kerry County
Kildare County
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Limerick City
Limerick County
Local Health Office
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North Tipperary
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Roscommon County
Sligo County
South Dublin
South Tipperary
Waterford City
Waterford County
Westmeath County
Wexford County
Wicklow County
Republic of Ireland

Percentage of people of working age with an injury, disease or physical or mental disability 2015

Numerator: Department of Social Protection 2014
Denominator: Census of population 2011

To qualify for Disability Allowance (DA) you must:

  • Have an injury, disease or physical or mental disability that has continued or may be expected to continue for at least one year
  • As a result of this disability be substantially restricted in undertaking work that would otherwise be suitable for a person of your age, experience and qualifications
  • Be aged between 16 and 66. When you reach 66 years of age you no longer qualify for DA, but you are assessed for a State pension.
  • Satisfy a means test
  • Satisfy the Habitual Residence Condition.





Rights: IPH
Suggested citation:

IPH. (2017) Pct disability benefit RoI 2015 [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 3rd April 2020].


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