Disability Unemployment September 2015
On the First Friday of every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases an updated employment situation for the previous month. A more in-depth look at the data not usually reported by the MSM.
Almost 80% of the population with a disability are still not in the Labor Force versus 30% for the population without a disability.
September Unemployment (NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED)
Persons with a Disability
Participation Rate 19.1 (2015) vs 20.1 (2014)
Unemployment Rate 10.4 (2015) vs 12.3 (2014)
Persons without a Disability
Participation Rate 68.2 (2015) vs 68.5 (2014)
Unemployment Rate 4.7 (2015) vs 5.5 (2014)
Table A-6, Employment Situation September 2015