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September 2013 Disability Employment Statistics Released
October 22, 2013
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: There was a delay in the release of these monthly statistics due to the Federal government shutdown.
In September 2013, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 20.9. By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 68.8.
In September 2013, the unemployment rate for those with disabilities was 13.1 percent, compared with 6.8 percent for persons with no disability, not seasonally adjusted.
- Read about the September 2013 Disability Employment Statistics at www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t06.htm
- Read the Bureau of Labor Statistics Youth Employment Rate Data for September 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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