Follow-up and statistics
The Swedish Agency for Participation compile and collate national statistics in a number and variety of fields.
The purpose is to measure the effects of measures taken and to spur progress towards a universally accessible society.
In compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Government of Sweden has tasked the Swedish Agency for Participation with monitoring disability policy in Sweden.
The Swedish Agency for Participation is engaged, for example, in:
- monitoring the disability policy aims and initiatives which the Government wishes to accomplish during the period 2011-2016,
- compiling information on the living conditions of persons with disabilities,
- making annual open comparisons of the measures taken by national authorities, county councils and municipalities.