National Statistics

Blue badge scheme statistics: 2019

Disabled parking badges (Blue Badges) statistics on the number of badges held in England as at 31 March 2019.


Blue badge scheme statistics: 2019 tables

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Statistics on parking badges for disabled people (‘Blue Badges’) in England. The main Blue Badge statistics are obtained from the Blue Badge Improvement Service (BBIS) database.

For badges held as at 31 March 2019:

  • 2.29 million were held
  • 42% were held without further assessment
  • 4.1% of the population held a Blue Badge

For prosecutions in the financial year ending 2019, there were:

  • 1,432 prosecutions for misuse of Blue Badges

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Disabled parking badge statistics

Published 4 December 2019