Eighth Meeting of the Washington Group on Disability Statistics

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Eighth Meeting of the Washington Group on Disability Statistics. Summary of Annual Reports on National Activities Related to Disability Statistics Cordell Golden United States Manila, Philippines 29-31 October 2008. Responding countries (n=43).
Eighth Meeting of the Washington Group on Disability StatisticsSummary of Annual Reports on National Activities Related to Disability StatisticsCordell GoldenUnited StatesManila, Philippines29-31 October 2008Responding countries (n=43)
  • Africa (6): Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mauritius, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Asia/Pacific (14):Cambodia, China, China (Macao), Fiji, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
  • Europe (10):Armenia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain
  • Central and South America (4):Brazil,Panama, Paraguay, Peru
  • Middle East(4): Israel, Jordan, Sultanate of Oman, United Emirates
  • North America (5):Bermuda, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, United States
  • New or updated information for 2008
  • New information (18):Armenia, Cambodia, China, China Macao, Fiji, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Ivory Coast, Maldives, Mexico, Peru, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Vietnam, Zambia
  • Update of last year’s information (17): Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, France, Hungary, India, Italy, Kenya, Lithuania, Mauritius, Mongolia, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain
  • No update from previous year’s report (8):Hong Kong (SAR), Jordan, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, United Arab Emirates, United States, Zimbabwe
  • Included short set of WG questions on national data collection activityYes 22 (51.2%)No 21 (48.8%)Plans to use short set of WG Questions in upcoming CensusKenya (2009)Philippines (2009 – Pilot Survey for 2010 Census)Vietnam (2009)Brazil (2010)Mexico (2010)Paraguay (2010)United Arab Emirates (2010)Reason short set of WG questions not included:
  • Disability is considered a sensitive subject respondents would be hesitant to answer
  • Not responsible for deciding what questions are included on national surveys and census
  • Disability data already collected from administrative sources
  • Pre-testing within the country needs to be conducted
  • Plans to use WG short set in future
  • Use 1 or 2 questions from WG short set combined with other measures of disability
  • Recent and upcoming national data collectionactivities related to disability statisticsType of Data CollectionC = CensusS = SurveyAR = Administrative RecordsMode of Data CollectionDate of next datacollectionFrequency of data collection
  • One-time data collection (3):Bermuda, Cuba, Lithuania
  • Annually (3):Cambodia, China, Mongolia
  • Every 2-4 years (7): Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Vietnam*, Zambia
  • Every 5-10 years (20):Brazil, Canada, China Macao, Fiji, France, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Kenya, Mauritius, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovenia, Sultanate of Oman, Vietnam*, Zimbabwe
  • Unknown (10):Armenia, Italy, Jordan, Maldives, Mexico, Paraguay, Spain, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, United States
  • * Vietnam has multiple data collection activities scheduledSampling frame
  • Most recent or upcoming Census
  • Country population registries
  • Government administrative records
  • Physician or long-stay facility patient lists
  • Languages in which survey offered / administered
  • Arabic (3)
  • English (with translation) (18)
  • Chinese (2)
  • French (4)
  • German (2)
  • Italian (1)
  • National language of country (26)
  • Portuguese (2)
  • Samoan (1)
  • Spanish (5)
  • Other national activities related to disability data collection
  • Pre-test of disability survey questions
  • Training for data collectors
  • Collection of administrative data
  • Dissemination and publication of disability data
  • Discussions with government agencies about disability data collection activities
  • Training workshop at ISI (Durban - August 2009)
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