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Disability Statistics: Facts on Disabilities and Disability Issues Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Disability Facts and Statistics category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. Persons with Hidden Mobility Disability (HMD) Facts and Statistics
    HMD Fact Sheet summarizes findings from the first round of qualified individuals who completed the online Survey on Hidden Mobility Disabilities - Published: 2017-03-24
  2. Report: Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering
    NCSES U.S. federal government report - 2017 Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering (WMPD) - Published: 2017-01-31
  3. Fundamental Rights Of Persons With Disability Statistics and Charts
    Assessment and charts show statistics of world countries efforts to address the rights of persons with disabilities - Published: 2017-01-14
  4. 2015 Hate Crime Statistics From FBI
    Law enforcement agencies submitted reports involving 5,850 criminal incidents and 6,885 related offenses as being motivated by bias toward race, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender, and gender identity - Published: 2016-11-29
  5. Disability Hate Crime within the UK - Vulnerability, Power, Oppression and Domination
    Disability hate crimes are very different than other hate crimes motivated by race, ethnicity and religion - Published: 2016-06-02
  6. U.S. Population Aging Slower than Other Countries
    Facts and statistics from the Census Bureau which projects the U.S. population will age at a slower rate compared with other countries - Published: 2016-03-30
  7. Disabling Perceptions: Conflicting Opinions About Disability In The Workplace & Sports
    Research reveals gap between what Americans say about themselves and what they think about others when it comes to disability in the workplace and sports - Published: 2016-03-04
  8. U.S. Disability Statistics Report - CDC
    New report provides state-by-state data on disability types as CDC reveals 53 million adults in the US live with a disability - Published: 2015-12-24
  9. 33% of Prisoners Reported a Disability in 2011 - 2012
    Estimates of disabilities include six specific classifications: hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care and independent living - Published: 2015-12-15
  10. What Should Qualify as a Disability - Poll Statistics
    Overwhelming public support for the Americans with Disabilities Act, but disagreements exist on what should qualify as a disability - Published: 2015-07-31
  11. U.K. Wheelchair User Statistics
    Information regarding the number of wheelchair users in various areas of the U.K. - Published: 2015-04-19
  12. Hispanics Confront High Disability Rate in Later Life
    Study finds Mexican Americans spending high proportion of later years with some form of disability, suggesting growing need for community assistance and long-term care in the future - Published: 2015-03-28
  13. 20% of Insured Americans Avoid Seeing Doctor Due to Fear of Cost
    One in Five insured Americans avoid seeing a doctor due to fear of cost - results suggest significant implications for those with chronic conditions - Published: 2015-01-24
  14. Veteran Statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau
    U.S. Census Bureau facts and statistics in honor of 2014 Veterans Day on November the 11th - Published: 2014-10-05
  15. Recent U.S. Disability Statistics from the Census Bureau
    The U.S. Census Bureau provides American disability facts for features for the anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26 - Published: 2014-07-18
  16. 1.3M Violent Crimes Against Persons with Disabilities
    Information relating to the report Crime Against Persons with Disabilities 2009 to 2012 Statistical Tables (NCJ 244525) - Published: 2014-02-27
  17. Unemployment Rate Double for People with Intellectual Disabilities
    New survey shows unemployment rate among people with intellectual disabilities is more than twice as high as for the general population - Published: 2014-02-20
  18. America Lags Behind Other Countries in Health Outcomes
    Comprehensive analysis of disease burden in the U.S. includes estimates for death and disability from 291 diseases conditions and injuries as well as 67 risk factors - Published: 2013-07-10
  19. U.S. Disability Statistics and Information
    Number of people with disability living in the United States and other Disability in America facts and statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau - Published: 2013-05-29
  20. Child Disability Rate Climbs 16% Over Last 10 Years
    Recent study shows more children today have a disability than a decade ago and greatest increase is among kids in higher-income families - Published: 2013-05-05
  21. Persons with a Disability Employment Report
    Information about barriers to employment, prior work experience, career and financial assistance, changes to the workplace and related topics for persons with a disability - Published: 2013-04-29
  22. Mobility Device Statistics - United States
    Detailed report on mobility device use in the U.S. including percentage of scooter and wheelchair users - Published: 2013-04-22
  23. 30% of Adults Receiving Government Assistance Have a Disability
    Report offers information about occurrence of disabilities among people 18 and older who received income-based government assistance based on data from 2011 American Community Survey - Published: 2013-02-28
  24. Injuries to Workers with Disabilities
    Comparing medically attended non-occupational and occupational injuries among U.S. workers with and without disabilities - Published: 2012-09-01
  25. Number of People on Federal Disability Payments
    Information and statistics on the amount of people receiving federal disability income in the United States - Published: 2012-07-09
  26. Health and Well-Being of Seniors in Low to Middle Income Countries
    Examines health status and access to health care among older populations in most populous low to middle income countries - Published: 2012-05-09
  27. Seniors Facts and Statistics for May 2012 Older Americans Month
    2012 facts and statistics regarding the senior population in the United States from the US Census Bureau - Published: 2012-03-07
  28. Disability in America Infographic
    Infographic examines the subject of disability in America and highlights some of the obstacles that disabled Americans face on a daily basis - Published: 2011-12-01
  29. 65 and Older Population Growing Faster Than Total U.S. Population
    U.S. population 65 and older is now the largest in terms of size and percent of the population compared with any previous census - Published: 2011-11-30
  30. U.S. Disability Statistics of School Age Children
    Examines disability type school enrollment and geographic distribution for school-age children in the United States - Published: 2011-11-17
  31. Veteran Statistics for Veterans Day 2011
    Latest U.S. Veteran facts and statistics from the Census Bureau for Veterans Day 2011 - Published: 2011-11-01
  32. Latest U.S. Disability Statistics and Facts
    Figures facts and statistics relating to disability in America today supplied by the U.S. Census Bureau - Published: 2011-07-26
  33. 350M. Adults with Diabetes Worldwide
    Prevalence of diabetes has risen or at best remained unchanged in virtually every part of the world over the last three decades - Published: 2011-06-27
  34. The World Health Organization's Report on Disability
    The World Health Organization and The World Bank present a new global estimate concerning the numbers of People with Disabilities in the world - Published: 2011-06-13
  35. Demographic Study of People with Disabilities - Indiana
    Demographic study of people with disabilities in the State of Indiana - Published: 2011-01-28
  36. 10% of American Children Have Mental Illness - State by State Figures
    US State by State facts and statistics showing one in 10 American children has a mental illness - Published: 2010-10-12
  37. US State Data on Disability Income, Housing Costs and People with Mental Illness
    Housing costs for people living with disabilities who depend on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) - Published: 2010-10-07
  38. Safest American Cities for Families with Young Children
    Safest American Cities for Families with Young Children evaluated the 50 largest US cities on specific criteria - Published: 2010-09-29
  39. American Community Survey Data - Census Bureau
    Facts cover topics such as disability income educational attainment housing and family structure for all geographies with populations of 65000 or more - Published: 2010-09-29
  40. Facts and Statistics on Unmarried and Single Americans
    Many unmarried Americans do not identify with the word single because they are parents have partners or are widowed - Published: 2010-09-13
  41. Disability Benefits and Urgent Debts Show Biggest Surge
    Citizens Advice Bureaux across England and Wales dealt with more benefits problems than last year - Published: 2010-09-01
  42. U.S. Employment Statistics for Persons with a Disability
    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment status of persons with a disability in the United States - Published: 2010-08-30
  43. ADA 20th Anniversary US Disability facts and Statistics
    Disability facts and statistics for the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act - Published: 2010-07-19
  44. Grandparents Day - Facts and Statistics on Grandparents
    U.S. Census Bureau Facts and statistics regarding grandparents in America for Grandparents Day - Published: 2010-07-12
  45. Catering for Travelers with a Disability
    Improving marketing efforts to include Baby Boomers and people with disabilities in need of accessible travel options - Published: 2010-07-01
  46. $8.1 Billion Paid to People with Disability
    CDA member companies paid $8.1 billion in ongoing disability insurance payments to disabled individuals - Published: 2010-06-20
  47. State of Colorado Disability Information and Statistics
    Information facts and disability statistics for the state of Colorado from the 2008 American Community Survey - Published: 2010-06-03
  48. Senior Population in the U.S. 2010 to 2050
    Number of people 65 and older is projected to climb rapidly in the United States - Published: 2010-05-20
  49. Little Change Among Americans in Planning for Retirement
    Economic downturn has affected employment and the way Americans manage their spending and saving - Published: 2010-04-01
  50. Senior Americans Census Bureau Statistics
    Census Bureau facts and statistics for senior Americans for Senior Citizens Month - Published: 2010-03-03
  51. Rates of Common Mental Disorders Among American Youth
    Only half of American children and teenagers who have certain mental disorders receive professional services - Published: 2009-12-14
  52. Combating Autism Act (CAA) - Funding Allocations
    Presidents Fiscal 2010 budget includes some allocations for Autism - Published: 2009-12-03
  53. Osteoarthritis Cost and Statistics
    In recent years the prevalence of Osteoarthritis has risen rapidly and this trend is expected to continue - Published: 2009-11-30
  54. U.S. Veteran Facts and Statistics
    U.S. Census Bureau facts and statistics relating to United States Veterans - Published: 2009-10-13
  55. U.S. Current Population Survey - People with Disabilities
    Information and statistics collected from the Current Population Survey regarding people with disabilities - Published: 2009-10-04
  56. Study on Crime Against Persons with Disabilities
    Persons with disabilities experienced higher rates of violence than persons of similar ages without disabilities - Published: 2009-10-02
  57. Disabilities Ignored for Millions Experiencing Poverty
    People experiencing income poverty who have disabilities is far larger than conventionally understood - Published: 2009-09-10
  58. Computer-related Injuries on the Rise
    Statistics show the number of acute injuries connected to computers is rising rapidly - Published: 2009-06-09
  59. Over 60% of US Bankruptcies Attributable to Medical Problems
    Statistics shows illnesses and medical bills contribute to a large and increasing share of bankruptcies in the US - Published: 2009-06-07
  60. Number of U.S. Adults Reporting Disabilities is Increasing
    The number of U.S. adults reporting a disability increased by 3.4 million between 1999 and 2005 - Published: 2009-05-04
  61. Research Statistics on Young adults with Cancer in Canada
    More teenagers and young adults survive cancer diagnosis according to Canadian Cancer Statistics 2009 released by the Canadian Cancer Society - Published: 2009-04-20
  62. Medicare Beneficiary Experiences Patient Safety Event Every 1.7 minutes
    Patients at top-performing hospitals 43 percent less likely to experience a medical error - Published: 2009-04-07
  63. Survey Shows 40% of People with a Disability go to the Movies
    Australian Bureau of Statistics show 40% of people with a disability went to the cinema1 in 5 reported they had a disability which restricted everyday activities and lasted at least six months - Published: 2009-04-05
  64. Cystic Fibrosis Life Expectancy Statistics
    Statistics on life expectancy with Cystic fibrosis a genetic disorder which occurs in one in 3200 Caucasian births - Published: 2009-01-26
  65. Statistics Show Fainting Most Common Flight Medical Emergency
    Statistics revealing the type and frequency of medical emergencies on board two airlines show fainting most common - Published: 2009-01-23
  66. Holistic Health Care Facts and Statistics
    The World Health Organization estimates 65 - 80 percent of the population use holistic naturopathic medicine as a primary form of health care - Published: 2009-01-16
  67. Disability Statistics Florida
    A brief look at the newest disability statistics in Florida and the importance of these statistics - Published: 2009-01-06
  68. Statistics Survey Indicates Lack of Planning for Income Limiting Disability
    Statistics show American workers are not preparing for the potential financial consequences that a disability can create - Published: 2009-01-05
  69. Dementia Facts and Statistics
    The statistics of dementia are staggering with an estimated 24 million people living with some form of dementia worldwide - Published: 2009-01-05
  70. 1.7 Million Will Have Dementia by 2051
    Current dementia statistics in the UK shows the costs for looking after people with dementia will cost billions each year - Published: 2009-01-05
  71. Disability Unemployment Rate by Province Canada
    Unemployment rates for persons with and without disabilities in Canada by provinces - Published: 2008-12-27
  72. New Statistics 54.4 Million Americans with a Disability
    About one in five US residents 19 percent reported some level of disability in 2005 according to Census Bureau - Published: 2008-12-20
  73. New Disability Statistics
    These numbers show facts and figures on those with disabilities in the United States - Published: 2008-12-15
  74. Disability Statistics Australia
    Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) estimates that 3,958,300 people or 20% of the Australian population had a disability - Published: 2008-12-13
  75. Disability Statistics Canada
    The survey results confirm that the disability rate in Canada increases steadily with age - Published: 2008-12-10
  76. Statistics Show Continued Growth of Long Term Disability Claims
    Statistics reveal the continued growth of serious disabilities among the US working population - Published: 2008-12-05
  77. Alarming Statistics for Aging Diseases
    Research has shown the more socially active older person has less chance of developing depression and mental disorders associated with aging - Published: 2008-12-01


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