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December 2012 Disability Employment Statistics Released
January 9, 2013
Source: U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
In December 2012, 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 December 2012, the unemployment rate for those with disabilities was 11.7 percent, compared with 7.5 percent for persons with no disability, not seasonally adjusted.
- Read about the December 2012 Disability Employment Statistics at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t06.htm
- Read the Bureau of Labor Statistics Youth Employment Rate Data for December 2012 at http://www.dol.gov/odep/categories/youth/youthemployment.htm#.UO3E2ndXZKB
- 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#.UO3FkXdXZKB
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