Indicators on the right to political participation of people with disabilities

FRA in close cooperation with the European Commission and the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED), funded by the Commission, developed 28 human rights indicators to assess the political participation of persons with disabilities in the EU.

The data is grouped into four key themes:

Each of the indicators may be considered independently, but should be read in the context of the wider set of indicators which together give an overview of the situation concerning the political participation of persons with disabilities. For more information see the full report 'The right to political participation for persons with disabilities: human rights indicators' and the report summary.

Theme Structure Process Outcome

Lifting legal and administrative barriers

Increasing rights awareness

Making political participation more accessible 

Expanding opportunities for political participation