2015 Annual Report

The 2015 Disability Statistics Annual Report is a companion volume to the 2015 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium. The Compendium presents many tables of data, including state and national values and trends over time. The Annual Report presents statistics from the 2015 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium tables to address the following types of questions:

  • How many people with disabilities live in the United States?
  • What is the disability rate in different age groups?
  • What is the disability rate for different types of disability?
  • To what extent are people with disabilities employed?
  • What are the earnings for people with and without disabilities?
  • What is the poverty rate for people with and without disability?
  • Is disability status associated with rates of smoking, obesity, and binge drinking?

The Annual Report highlights state and trend data, and complements the detailed tables available in the Compendium. There is a great deal of variability in disability rates by state and the Annual Report includes maps to highlight this information; each map is related to a specific table from the 2015 Compendium.


Annual Disability Statistics Compendium

Funding for this project
is made possible by:

The StatsRRTC is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, NIDILRR – Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs) Program under grant number 90RT5022-02-00, from 2013 - 2018.

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