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Employment and Disability Factsheet published by the National Disability Authority

In December 2018, the National Disability Authority (NDA) published the first factsheet highlighting disability statistics taken from the 2016 census (e.g. there are 643,131 people in Ireland have a disability according to the 2016 Census).
The second factsheet in the series (April 2019) covers the topic of employment and disability. The factsheet examines these different aspects relating to employment under a number of headings including: The labour force participation rate; Work rates for people with different types of disability; Reasons people give for not being in the labour force and change in employment rate over time.
Some of the statistics provided in the Disability and Employment factsheet include:

For further information and to view Factsheet 2, please click here.

To view supporting documentation relating to the factsheet – click here.

Alternatively, if you need further information or advice in relation to employment and Disability, please do not hesitate to contact one of our team on (01) 415 12 85 or e-mail [email protected].