Health » Disabled young people: Disabled young people by gender

The number of first-time disabled (profound, severe, moderate disability) young people under 16 and 16–24 y. o. people at the time of 1 January.

Profound disability — profound disability is the loss of or an abnormality in an anatomical, physiological or mental structure or function of a person as a result of which the person needs constant personal assistance, guidance or supervision twenty-four hours a day.

Severe disability — the loss of or an abnormality in an anatomical, physiological or mental structure or function of a person as a result of which the person needs personal assistance, guidance or supervision in every twenty-four hour period.

Moderate disability — moderate disability is the loss of or an abnormality in an anatomical, physiological or mental structure or function of a person as a result of which the person needs regular personal assistance or guidance outside his/her residence at least once a week.

Unit: number

Disaggregated by: year, age group, gender

Source: Statistics Estonia

Year
Gender Age group (health) Degree of disability 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Males and females 16-24 Total 619 632 741 599 687 903 958 967 1202 916 983
Males and females 16-24 Profound disability 55 76 79 53 47 75 81 74 124 49 59
Males and females 16-24 Severe disability 281 264 342 312 284 350 349 403 478 367 392
Males and females 16-24 Moderate disability 283 292 320 234 356 478 528 490 600 500 532
Males and females Under 16 Total 1056 1105 1184 1236 1392 1845 1937 1946 2080 2247 2436
Males and females Under 16 Profound disability 79 136 145 121 111 146 103 100 96 85 95
Males and females Under 16 Severe disability 571 572 686 783 767 921 1023 1025 1124 1151 1406
Males and females Under 16 Moderate disability 406 397 353 332 514 778 811 821 860 1011 935
Male 16-24 Total 380 387 424 366 420 538 572 572 745 549 577
Male 16-24 Profound disability 36 54 50 33 32 50 49 43 79 33 43
Male 16-24 Severe disability 182 163 208 192 179 212 235 254 319 227 243
Male 16-24 Moderate disability 162 170 166 141 209 276 288 275 347 289 291
Male Under 16 Total 623 648 742 740 846 1175 1186 1235 1304 1398 1618
Male Under 16 Profound disability 45 75 89 68 69 96 64 56 61 50 65
Male Under 16 Severe disability 341 346 442 467 495 596 643 676 724 766 970
Male Under 16 Moderate disability 237 227 211 205 282 483 479 503 519 582 583
Female 16-24 Total 239 245 317 233 267 365 386 395 457 367 406
Female 16-24 Profound disability 19 22 29 20 15 25 32 31 45 16 16
Female 16-24 Severe disability 99 101 134 120 105 138 114 149 159 140 149
Female 16-24 Moderate disability 121 122 154 93 147 202 240 215 253 211 241
Female Under 16 Total 433 457 442 496 546 670 751 711 776 849 818
Female Under 16 Profound disability 34 61 56 53 42 50 39 44 35 35 30
Female Under 16 Severe disability 230 226 244 316 272 325 380 349 400 385 436
Female Under 16 Moderate disability 169 170 142 127 232 295 332 318 341 429 352