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October 2013 Disability Employment Statistics Released
November 8, 2013
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
In October 2013, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 20.0. By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 68.5.
In October 2013, the unemployment rate for those with disabilities was 12.8 percent, compared with 6.7 percent for persons with no disability, not seasonally adjusted.
- Read about the October 2013 Disability Employment Statistics at www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t06.htm
- Read the Bureau of Labor Statistics Youth Employment Rate Data for October 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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