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Table 5. Persons with a disability who received career assistance in the past 5 years by current employment status, prior work experience, and age, July 2019

Table 5. Persons with a disability who received career assistance in the past 5 years by current employment status, prior work experience, and age, July 2019 [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Persons
with a
disability
Received career assistance(1)
Number Percent of
persons
with a
disability

Persons with a disability

Total, 16 years and over

30,344 1,968 6.5

Employed

5,830 590 10.1

Unemployed

513 107 20.8

Not in the labor force

24,001 1,272 5.3

Previously worked

21,254 1,065 5.0

Never worked(2)

2,747 208 7.6

Total, 16 to 64 years

14,982 1,550 10.3

Employed

4,751 565 11.9

Unemployed

470 98 20.8

Not in the labor force

9,760 887 9.1

Previously worked

7,384 693 9.4

Never worked(2)

2,376 194 8.2

Total, 65 years and over

15,362 419 2.7

Employed

1,079 24 2.3

Unemployed

43 9 -

Not in the labor force

14,240 385 2.7

Previously worked

13,870 371 2.7

Never worked(2)

370 14 3.8

Footnotes
(1) Career assistance programs include: State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies, One-Stop Career Centers, Ticket to Work program, Assistive Technology Act program, Center for Independent Living for individuals with disabilities, Client Assistance Program, and other.
(2) This estimate does not represent all persons with a disability who have never worked. It excludes a small number of unemployed persons who have never worked before.

NOTE: Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

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Last Modified Date: May 01, 2020