January 2011 Disability Employment Statistics Released
March 2nd, 2011
In January 2011, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 20.1. By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 69.5.
The unemployment rate for those with disabilities was 13.6 percent, compared with 9.7 percent for persons with no disability, not seasonally adjusted.
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Office of Disability Employment Policy. (2011, February). January 2011 disability employment statistics released. Retrieved from http://www.dol.gov/odep/
*See other recent surveys on employment for persons with disabilities conducted by the National Organization on Disability, at http://www.2010disabilitysurveys.org/.