disability employment statistics
CSO Central Statistics Of fice DA Disability Allowance DB Disability Benefit Deaf Hearing difficulty ESRI Economic and Social Research Institute FçS Foras çiseanna Saothar , Ireland's National T raining and Employment Authority Housebound Dif ficulty in leaving oneÕ s home alone ILO International Labour Of fice. Poverty and income inequalities among people with disabilities 4. Of the four countries in the UK, there were no significant differences in overall employment rate for non-disabled people. [i] Compared with other OECD[ii] countries, Australia has one of the lowest employment participation rates for people with disability (39.8% for people with disability compared to 79.4% for people without a disability). See the A08: Labour market status of disabled people dataset for further information on economic activity by disability and sex. Analysis for this publication was conducted on the July 2018 to June 2019 period as it provides the most up-to-date information. All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0, except where otherwise stated, /peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/disability/bulletins/disabilityandemploymentuk/2019, Figure 1: Disabled people are 28.6 percentage points less likely to be in employment than non-disabled people, Figure 2: The number of disabled people in employment has increased by over 1.3 million since 2013, Figure 3: Employment rates for disabled men and women are similar, but the greatest gap in employment is between disabled and non-disabled men, Figure 4: The disability employment gap increases for older age groups, from 50 years and over, Figure 5: More than half of working disabled people had musculoskeletal or mental health conditions as their main impairment, Figure 6: Disabled people who have disfigurements, skin conditions or allergies as their main impairment are the most likely to be in work, Figure 7: Working disabled people less likely to work in higher managerial positions, Figure 8: Disabled men in work were more likely to be self-employed than working non-disabled men, A08: Labour market status of disabled people, Labour market status of disabled people: A08, Government Statistical Service (GSS) harmonised “core” definition, SOC 2010 Volume 1: structure and descriptions of unit groups, Volume 3: Detail of Labour Force Survey variables, Labour Force Survey performance and quality monitoring, Labour Force Survey Quality and Methodology Information, Improving disability statistics in the UK, Work, health and disability green paper: data pack, Characteristics of disabled people in employment: April to June 2017, Health in the workplace: patterns of sickness absence, employer support and employment retention, Regional employment patterns in Scotland: statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2018, Scotland's Labour Market Tables and Charts, Closing disability gaps at work (PDF, 5.1MB). Disabled people in work were less likely to be employed as managers, directors or senior officials, or to be employed in professional occupations. For further details see Volume 3: Detail of Labour Force Survey variables. However, working disabled men were more likely to be self-employed, with 20.6% of those in work being self-employed. This is still lower than national average disability employment gap of 41.5%. Download ‘People with disabilities in employment’ report (492 KB, PDF), Library briefing paper, Access to Work scheme, ONS, Labour market status of disabled people (data table), Library briefing paper, Work and Health Programme, Unemployment – International Comparisons: Key Economic Indicators, Coronavirus: Impact on household savings and debt. In 2012, 46.3% of working-age disabled people are in employment compared to 76.4% of working-age non-disabled people. Learning disability statistics: employment. 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