Table 4. Employed persons by disability status, industry, class of worker, and sex, 2015 annual averages

Table 4. Employed persons by disability status, industry, class of worker, and sex, 2015 annual averages
[Percent distribution]
Industry and class of worker Persons with a disability Persons with no disability
Total Men Women Total Men Women

Total employed (in thousands)

5,193 2,803 2,389 143,641 76,327 67,314

Industry as a percent of total employed

Total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Agriculture and related industries

3.0 4.2 1.7 1.6 2.2 0.8

Nonagricultural industries

97.0 95.8 98.3 98.4 97.8 99.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

0.6 1.0 0.1 0.6 1.0 0.2

Construction

6.1 10.3 1.2 6.7 11.4 1.3

Manufacturing

10.6 13.7 7.0 10.3 13.8 6.4

Wholesale trade

2.1 3.0 1.1 2.5 3.2 1.6

Retail trade

13.1 12.8 13.4 11.1 10.9 11.4

Transportation and utilities

5.3 7.0 3.4 5.2 7.6 2.5

Information

1.7 1.9 1.6 2.0 2.3 1.7

Financial activities

6.0 5.3 6.9 6.8 6.0 7.7

Professional and business services

10.6 11.3 9.7 11.7 13.0 10.3

Education and health services

20.6 10.5 32.4 22.7 10.8 36.2

Leisure and hospitality

9.5 8.7 10.4 9.3 8.5 10.1

Other services

6.2 5.9 6.4 4.8 4.4 5.4

Public administration

4.5 4.4 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.5

Class of worker as a percent of total employed

Total employed(1)

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Wage and salary workers(2)

89.9 88.0 92.2 93.7 92.7 94.8

Private industries

75.8 76.0 75.5 79.8 81.5 77.9

Government

14.2 11.9 16.8 13.9 11.2 16.9

Federal

3.1 3.2 2.9 2.4 2.5 2.3

State

4.9 3.5 6.7 4.7 3.5 6.0

Local

6.2 5.2 7.2 6.8 5.2 8.5

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

10.0 12.0 7.6 6.3 7.3 5.1

Footnotes
(1) Includes a small number of unpaid family workers, not shown separately.
(2) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.

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Last Modified Date: June 21, 2016