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Persons with a Disability: Labor Force Characteristics, 2016

Categories: Disability,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/disabl_06212017.pdf

17.9% of persons with a disability were employed in 2016, compared to 65.3% for those without a disability.  The unemployment rate for persons with a disability was 10.5%.  Includes age, race, sex, and educational attainment, occupation, and industry data comparing those with and without a disability.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics