Disability Statistics

In addition to providing the resources below, Work Without Limits offers several services for Businesses, Individuals with Disabilities, Service Providers, and Educational Institutions.

Office of Disability Employment Policy at the U.S Department of Labor:
Disability Employment Statistics

These statistics are obtained directly from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publication of monthly aggregate series derived from the Current Population Survey (CPS) and are not seasonally-adjusted.

MA Department of Economic Research (DER):
People with Disabilities Workforce Data Dashboard
Offers a comprehensive view of employment-related insights.

This dashboard is part of the DER’s workforce equity dashboard project, which aggregates Massachusetts-centric employment statistics across diverse demographic, racial, ethnic, and other identifiers.

The United Census Bureau defines disability as determined by the 6 standard questions asked in the American Community Survey (ACS). All sources below utilize this definition as their basis.
How Disability Data are Collected from The American Community Survey

Bureau of Labor Statistics Report

Comprehensive data around Labor force participation and unemployment on page 4. More slices can be found on pages 7+. It’s updated annually once previous data comes out in January.  You cannot filter/dynamic search.

Disability Statistics.org

Cornell University provides a user friendly online resource tool for Disability Statistics that pulls from ACS data. You can filter by prevalence, employment, poverty, etc.