Disabled parking badges statistics presents data on parking badges for disabled people in England (blue badges). From 2015, the main statistics on badges issued and held (Blue Badges remain valid for 3 years) data is solely from the Blue Badge Improvement Service (BBIS).
About the disabled parking badges data and reports
Please note, this team only deal with disabled parking badges statistics. If you wish to apply for a disabled parking badge please visit apply for a Blue Badge or contact your local authority directly.
Figures at local authority level are less robust and are outside the scope of National Statistics.
The Blue Badge Improvement Service (BBIS) is a new service that has been available to all local authorities in England since 1 January 2012. It provides a number of core services, including a central database of all Blue Badges on issue. The introduction of BBIS has implications for the future collection of Blue Badge statistics. Further information is available.