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Table 4. Employed persons by disability status, industry, class of worker, and sex, 2021 annual averages

Table 4. Employed persons by disability status, industry, class of worker, and sex, 2021 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)

5,950 3,132 2,818 146,631 77,697 68,934

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

2.5 3.3 1.5 1.5 2.0 0.9

Nonagricultural industries

97.5 96.7 98.5 98.5 98.0 99.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

0.3 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.1

Construction

6.6 10.5 2.2 7.4 12.5 1.7

Manufacturing

9.7 13.2 5.9 9.6 12.9 6.0

Wholesale trade

1.9 2.5 1.2 2.3 3.0 1.4

Retail trade

13.0 12.4 13.7 10.5 10.2 10.9

Transportation and utilities

6.2 8.0 4.1 6.1 8.8 3.2

Information

1.3 1.7 0.9 1.8 2.1 1.5

Financial activities

6.6 6.3 6.9 7.0 6.4 7.8

Professional and business services

12.3 12.8 11.7 12.7 13.7 11.4

Education and health services

20.7 11.1 31.4 22.8 11.0 36.1

Leisure and hospitality

8.7 8.3 9.1 8.3 7.7 9.0

Other services

5.0 4.5 5.5 4.7 4.3 5.2

Public administration

5.3 5.0 5.7 4.8 4.9 4.7

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)

90.3 89.5 91.3 93.5 92.8 94.4

Private industries

76.5 77.6 75.2 80.0 81.8 77.9

Government

13.9 11.8 16.1 13.6 10.9 16.5

Federal

3.1 3.2 3.1 2.5 2.6 2.4

State

4.9 3.9 6.1 4.5 3.3 5.9

Local

5.8 4.8 6.9 6.5 5.0 8.2

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

9.6 10.4 8.6 6.4 7.2 5.5

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

Last Modified Date: February 24, 2022