Employment Of People With Disabilities Hits Record High

by Shaun Heasley, DisabilityScoop.com, March 3, 2023

he employment rate for Americans with disabilities has reached an all-time high, federal officials say.

Among people with disabilities nationally, 21.3% had a job in 2022. That’s up from 19.1% the previous year and represents the highest rate on record since the government began tracking such data in 2008.

The snapshot of disability employment last year comes in a new report issued by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The agency collects data on people with disabilities in the job market as part of its Current Population Survey, which polls 60,000 households each month about employment and unemployment.

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