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August 2013 Disability Employment Statistics Released
September 6, 2013
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
In August 2013, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 20.5. By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 69.1.
In August 2013, the unemployment rate for those with disabilities was 14.1 percent, compared with 7.1 percent for persons with no disability, not seasonally adjusted.
- Read about the August 2013 Disability Employment Statistics at www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t06.htm
- Read the Bureau of Labor Statistics Youth Employment Rate Data for August 2013 at http://www.dol.gov/odep/categories/youth/youthemployment.htm#.UMYTNnd6Cy4
- Retrieve Historical Disability Employment Data at http://www.bls.gov/webapps/legacy/cpsatab6.htm
- Read Commonly Used Terms in BLS Employment Statistics at http://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/DisabilityEmploymentStatistics.htm#.UMYZCHd6Cy4
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