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August 2014 Disability Employment Statistics Released
September 5, 2014
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
In August 2014, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 19.8. By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 68.8.
In August 2014, the unemployment rate for those with disabilities was 12.8 percent, compared with 6.0 percent for persons with no disability, not seasonally adjusted.
- Read about the August 2014 Disability Employment Statistics at www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t06.htm
- Read the Bureau of Labor Statistics Youth Employment Rate Data for August 2014 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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