Population by type of locality, disability type and sex is shown in Table 6.1. Kintampo North Municipal has a total population of 95,480 according to 2010 Population census projection to be 125,000 with a lower number of 1789 having different form of disability as at 2010. For PWDs, Sight has the highest number of disability with 736, Physical disability has 452, Emotional disability with 232, Speech has 231 and the least form of disability is Intellectual which recorded 186. Males have recorded a higher number of 385 for sight whilst females recorded 351. Emotional form of disability is high among males with 122 and 110 for females. Physical disability is the second highest among the types of disability with 251 for males and 201 for females in the Municipality.
Types of disability
The table below illustrate the disability in a bar graph of the Kintampo North Municipal. Out of a population of 54,974 of which 1789(3.3%) have different form of disability. Sight has the highest proportion of 32 percent, followed by physical disability 20 percent with emotional disability 10 percent. It is clear from the bar chart that male in the sight, physical and speech while their female counterparts dominate in the hearing disability.
Distribution by Type of Locality
The Municipality has a distribution of PWDs by locality type. The data shows that visual or sight impairment was the most common type of disability among PWDs in both urban and rural areas with 41and 776 respectively. It is followed by physical disability which recorded 20, emotional disability with16 and intellect with 13 all in the urban areas. Speech has the least form of disability with 9 for urban population with disability. Sight is still the highest form of disability for the rural population with disability and recorded 776, followed by emotional disability with 477. Physical disability recorded 366 with speech 304 and hearing impairment having 302. Intellect has the least form of disability in the rural areas with 158.
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