Statistics on data parking badges for disabled people (‘Blue Badges’) in England. The main Blue Badge statistics are derived from the Blue Badge Improvement Service (BBIS) database.
For badges held as at 31 March 2018:
- 2.35 million were held
- 42% were held without further assessment
- 4.2% of the population held a Blue Badge
For badges issued between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018:
- 859,000 were issued
- 40% were issued without further assessment