Targeted measures for persons with disabilities to cope with the cost-of-living crisis

Study requested by the European Parliament's PETI committee




Birtha, M., Zólyomi, E., Wohlgemuth, F. and Gjylsheni, S. (2023). Targeted measures for persons with disabilities to cope with the cost-of-living crisis. European Parliament Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs Directorate-General for Internal Policies PE 754.127.


This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the PETI Committee, discusses the impact of the ongoing cost-of-living and energy crises on the standard of living for persons with disabilities. Based on available evidence, it provides an overview on legislation, policy measures and schemes that support persons with disabilities and their families to cope with the rising cost of living at EU level and in selected Member States.