August 2017 US Disability Unemployment

NOTE:  Since the majority of the data were collected before Hurricane Harvey, impact from the Hurricane is minimal.

August 2017

 

4.4% Unemployment No Disability

8.4% Disability Unemployment

31.2% Not in Labor Force – No Disability

79.5% Not in Labor Force – With Disability

13.5% Teenage Unemployment Rate

 

August  2016

 

4.8% = Unemployment No Disability

11.3% Disability Unemployment

31.2% Not in Labor Force – No Disability

80.2% Not in Labor Force – With Disability

15.4% Teenage Unemployment Rate

 

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Tables A-1 and A-6 Bureau of Labor Statistics (Not Seasonally Adjusted)

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t06.htm

15-20% Persons with Learning Disability

Up to 50% of the Prison Population has a Learning Disability