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2016 United States Disability Statistics - Employment Rate Gap
Infographic titled '2016 Puerto Rico Disability Statistics - Employment Rate Gap' featuring a bar graph showing employment rates for people with disabilities and people without disabilities within the U.S. population.

In 2016, the employment rate of people with disabilities in the U.S. was 42.7% less than people without disabilities.

People with disabilities had an employment rate of 36.2% and people without disabilities had an employment rate of 78.9%.

If you have any questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact us at 1-800-949-4232
2016 Puerto Rico Disability Statistics - Employment Rate Gap
Infographic titled '2016 Puerto Rico Disability Statistics - Employment Rate Gap' featuring a bar graph showing employment rates for people with disabilities and people without disabilities within the U.S. population.

In 2016, the employment rate of people with disabilities in Puerto Rico was 35.5% less than people without disabilities.

People with disabilities had an employment rate of 23.1% and people without disabilities had an employment rate of 58.6%.

If you have any questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact us at 1-800-949-4232
2016 New York Disability Statistics - Employment Rate Gap
Infographic titled '2016 New York Disability Statistics - Employment Rate Gap' featuring a bar graph showing employment rates for people with disabilities and people without disabilities within the New York state population.

In 2016, the employment rate of people with disabilities in New York was 44.9% less than people without disabilities.

People with disabilities had an employment rate of 33.0% and people without disabilities had an employment rate of 77.9%.

If you have any questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact us at 1-800-949-4232
2016 New Jersey Disability Statistics - Employment Rate Gap
Infographic titled '2016 New Jersey Disability Statistics - Employment Rate Gap' featuring a bar graph showing employment rates for people with disabilities and people without disabilities within the U.S. population.

In 2016, the employment rate of people with disabilities in New Jersey was 42.3% less than people without disabilities.

People with disabilities had an employment rate of 37.4% and people without disabilities had an employment rate of 79.7%.

If you have any questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact us at 1-800-949-4232
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).
If you have questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact the Northeast ADA Center at 1-800-949-4232.