Infographic: 2017 Disability Statistics - Employment Full (US)

Infographic featuring text on top of an outline of a U.S. map along with a bar graph showing employment rates for people with disabilities and people without disabilities in the U.S.:
In 2017, the Employment Rate for people with disabilities in the U.S. was 42.1% points less than for people without disabilities. The Employment rate for people with disabilities was 37.3%. The Employment rate for people without disabilities was 79.4%.
Statistics for non-institutionalized population, ages 21-64.
Source: Erickson, W., Lee, C., & von Schrader, S. (2019). 2017 Disability Status Report: United States. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI).
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