June 12, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment of persons with a disability, 2011

Employment-population ratio by disability status and age, 2010 and 2011
Characteristic 2010 2011

Persons with a disability


Total, 16 years and older

18.6 17.8

16 to 64 years

28.6 27.0

65 years and older

6.1 6.4

Persons with no disability


Total, 16 years and older

63.5 63.6

16 to 64 years

69.7 69.9

65 years and older

20.6 21.4

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment of persons with a disability, 2011.




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