June 28, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Labor force characteristics of persons with a disability in 2010

Overall unemployment rate and unemployment rate by selected characteristics of those with and without a disability, 2010 annual averages
Characteristic Persons with a disability Persons with no disability

Overall unemployment rate

14.8 9.4


15.2 10.3


14.3 8.4

Black or African American

22.0 15.8

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

18.4 12.3


13.6 8.5


12.0 7.4

These data are featured in the TED article, Labor force characteristics of persons with a disability in 2010.




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