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Workers with Disabilities Experience Lower Employment Rates and Lower Pay than Workers without Disabilities, Census Bureau Reports

March 15, 2013

People with disabilities are less likely to be employed than people without disabilities, and when employed, they earn less than their colleagues without disabilities, according to the newly released U.S. Census Bureau's Community Survey. Based on the new Disability Employment Tabulation the statistics reveal that, between 2008 and 2010, people with disabilities were three times less likely to be employed than people without disabilities and accounted for only six percent of the civilian labor force.

Learn more about these important findings through the following links or access the data through the American Fact Finder: