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Disability Statistics: Information, Charts, Graphs and Tables Document List

Summary: Our library below features 97 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Disability Statistics category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Disability Statistics RSS feed.

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Factors Associated With Learning Disabilities and Autism Led to Euthanasia Requests and Assisted Suicide in the Netherlands
(Data/Statistical Analysis) The study found reasons for people with learning disabilities and autism choosing euthanasia and assisted suicide included feelings of loneliness and a struggle to form friendships.
Publish Date: 2023/07/05

U.S. Rates of Autism Climb to New Highs
U.S. federal studies coauthored by autism experts find more children have been diagnosed with autism than at any time since monitoring began over two decades ago.
Publish Date: 2023/03/23

Major Improvement in Disability Prevalence Among U.S. Seniors
Statistics reveal the prevalence of disabilities among American adults aged 65 and older is much lower than it was for the same age group a decade earlier.
Publish Date: 2023/02/03

Wheelchairs Users Least Accommodated Among Marginalized Groups
BraunAbility survey reveals people who use wheelchairs found least accommodated among marginalized groups with only 23% of mobility disability community believing people with mobility challenges are fairly accommodated.
Publish Date: 2021/07/26

COVID-19 A Leading Cause of Disability
COVID-19 was the 3rd cause of disability for U.S. workers in 2020 and disability claims for behavioral health on the rise.
Publish Date: 2021/07/05 - Updated: 2021/08/23

Ireland: Persons with Disabilities Health Survey Results
Information, including facts and statistics regarding the results of the Irish Health Survey 2019, Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2020/12/16

U.S. FBI Hate Crime Statistics 2019
FBI hate crime data submitted by 15,588 law enforcement agencies provide information about offenses, victims, offenders, and locations of hate crimes.
Publish Date: 2020/11/17 - Updated: 2023/02/14

Local UK Councils Disabled Facilities Grant Spending
Freedom of Information Requests submitted on behalf of A Wood Idea have revealed that UK council funding through Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) is at a 10-year high.
Publish Date: 2019/08/06 - Updated: 2019/08/22

2019 Report on U.S. Disability Employment Rate by State
Annual U.S. disability employment statistics chart by state reveals Americans with disabilities saw a slowdown in job gains compared to the previous year.
Publish Date: 2019/02/16 - Updated: 2020/12/02

2018 Statistics Reveal 1 in 4 Adults Live with Disability
U.S. CDC figures show 1 in 4 US adults now live with a disability, with cognitive disability most common in younger adults and mobility disabilities most common for others.
Publish Date: 2018/08/19 - Updated: 2019/03/11

U.S. Seniors to Outnumber Children for the First Time
By 2030 all U.S. baby boomers will be older than age 65, this will expand the size of the senior population so 1 in 5 residents will then be of retirement age.
Publish Date: 2018/08/03

Aging With an Intellectual Disability - New Longitudinal Report
Report conducted by The Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (IDS-TILDA) by academics from Trinity College Dublin.
Publish Date: 2017/12/07 - Updated: 2018/03/15

2016 FBI Hate Crime Statistics
FBI Hate Crime Statistics, 2016 - U.S. Bias-motivated incidents submitted by law enforcement agencies regarding offenses, victims, offenders, and locations of hate crimes.
Publish Date: 2017/11/15 - Updated: 2018/03/15

25 Million Unsafe Abortions Annually Worldwide
A study by WHO and the Guttmacher Institute reveals majority of unsafe abortions occurred in developing countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Publish Date: 2017/09/28 - Updated: 2023/02/10

Births and Population Prevalence of Down Syndrome in Nine States
Study estimates numbers of children born annually with Down syndrome in nine U.S. states and prevalence of Down syndrome in each of those states populations.
Publish Date: 2017/08/29

Statistics Show U.S. Senior Population Still Growing
New U.S. Census Bureau population estimates reveal the U.S. population has a distinctly older age profile than it did 16 years ago.
Publish Date: 2017/06/22 - Updated: 2021/07/30

2017 U.S. Census Bureau Disability Statistics Facts for Features
U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features provides a demographic statistics snapshot of the American population with a disability and examines various services available to them.
Publish Date: 2017/06/06 - Updated: 2017/06/13

U.S. Disability Statistics by Type and Age
Tables and charts showing number of U.S. population with a disability, statistics ordered by ages and general classification, or type, of disability.
Publish Date: 2017/06/02 - Updated: 2017/06/03

U.S. Disability Statistics by State, County, City and Age
Charts showing U.S. census disability percentage statistics by age, state, county and city, in the United States.
Publish Date: 2017/05/30 - Updated: 2020/02/20

Almost 50% of Global Deaths Now Have A Recorded Cause
New statistics from WHO reveals almost half of all deaths globally are now recorded with a cause of death.
Publish Date: 2017/05/17

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.
Publish Date: 2017/03/24 - Updated: 2017/10/19

Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering Report
NCSES U.S. federal government report on women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering (WMPD).
Publish Date: 2017/01/31 - Updated: 2023/04/19

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.
Publish Date: 2017/01/14 - Updated: 2023/04/21

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.
Publish Date: 2016/11/29 - Updated: 2018/03/15

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.
Publish Date: 2016/06/02 - Updated: 2016/06/11

U.S. Population Aging Slower than Other Countries
Report from U.S. Census Bureau examines continuing global aging trend and projected growth of the population age 65 and over, with emphasis on differences among world regions.
Publish Date: 2016/03/30 - Updated: 2021/06/09

Disabling Perceptions: Sport and Workplace Disability
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.
Publish Date: 2016/03/04 - Updated: 2020/11/07

U.S. CDC Disability Statistics Report
New report provides state-by-state data on disability types as CDC reveals 53 million adults in the US live with a disability.
Publish Date: 2015/12/24 - Updated: 2020/11/26

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.
Publish Date: 2015/12/15 - Updated: 2020/03/17

Being Disabled: What Should Qualify as a Disability?
Overwhelming public support for the Americans with Disabilities Act, but disagreements exist on what should qualify as a disability.
Publish Date: 2015/07/31 - Updated: 2021/08/07

U.K. Wheelchair User Statistics
Information regarding the number of wheelchair users in various areas of the U.K..
Publish Date: 2015/04/19 - Updated: 2016/09/24

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.
Publish Date: 2015/03/28

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.
Publish Date: 2015/01/24 - Updated: 2021/01/29

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.
Publish Date: 2014/10/05

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 .
Publish Date: 2014/07/18 - Updated: 2017/06/28

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).
Publish Date: 2014/02/27

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.
Publish Date: 2014/02/20 - Updated: 2016/03/25

America Lags Behind Other Countries in Health
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.
Publish Date: 2013/07/10 - Updated: 2021/11/03

U.S. Disability Statistics: Facts and Figures
Provides the number of people with disability living in the United States and other Disability in America facts and statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Publish Date: 2013/05/29 - Updated: 2022/01/30

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.
Publish Date: 2013/05/05

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.
Publish Date: 2013/04/29 - Updated: 2016/11/10

Mobility Device Statistics: United States
Detailed report on mobility device use in the U.S. including percentage of scooter and wheelchair users.
Publish Date: 2013/04/22 - Updated: 2022/10/02

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.
Publish Date: 2013/02/28 - Updated: 2022/02/11

Injuries to Workers with Disabilities Study
Comparing medically attended non-occupational and occupational injuries among U.S. workers with and without disabilities.
Publish Date: 2012/09/01 - Updated: 2021/07/31

Funding Disability Payments with Disability Trust Fund Tax
Information and statistics on the amount of people receiving federal disability income in the United States.
Publish Date: 2012/07/09 - Updated: 2021/08/22

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.
Publish Date: 2012/05/09 - Updated: 2017/10/23

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.
Publish Date: 2012/03/07

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.
Publish Date: 2011/12/01 - Updated: 2022/01/31

U.S. 65+ Population Growing Faster Than Total 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.
Publish Date: 2011/11/30 - Updated: 2021/11/20

Veteran Statistics for Veterans Day 2011
Latest U.S. Veteran facts and statistics from the Census Bureau for Veterans Day 2011.
Publish Date: 2011/11/01

Latest U.S. Disability Statistics and Facts
Figures facts and statistics relating to disability in America today supplied by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Publish Date: 2011/07/26

Worldwide 350 Million Adults Have Diabetes
The world prevalence of diabetes has risen or at best remained unchanged in virtually every part of the world over the last three decades.
Publish Date: 2011/06/27 - Updated: 2022/02/25

World Health Organization (WHO) Disability Report
The World Health Organization and The World Bank present a new global estimate concerning the numbers of People with Disabilities in the world.
Publish Date: 2011/06/13 - Updated: 2022/03/08

Demographic Study of People with Disabilities - Indiana
Demographic study of people with disabilities in the State of Indiana.
Publish Date: 2011/01/28

Skin Cancer in America: Facts and Statistics
Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types, and also the most common type of cancer in the United States. There are over one million cases of skin cancer diagnosed each year in the US..
Publish Date: 2011/01/28 - Updated: 2020/01/17

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.
Publish Date: 2010/10/12 - Updated: 2012/09/19

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).
Publish Date: 2010/10/07 - Updated: 2018/08/19

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.
Publish Date: 2010/09/29

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.
Publish Date: 2010/09/29

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.
Publish Date: 2010/09/13

Disability Benefits and Urgent Debts Show Biggest Surge
Citizens Advice Bureaux across England and Wales dealt with more benefits problems than last year.
Publish Date: 2010/09/01 - Updated: 2016/06/13

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.
Publish Date: 2010/08/30 - Updated: 2016/11/06

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.
Publish Date: 2010/07/19

Grandparents Day - Facts and Statistics on Grandparents
U.S. Census Bureau Facts and statistics regarding grandparents in America for Grandparents Day.
Publish Date: 2010/07/12

Catering for Travelers with a Disability
Improving marketing efforts to include Baby Boomers and people with disabilities in need of accessible travel options.
Publish Date: 2010/07/01 - Updated: 2016/03/15

$8.1 Billion Paid to People with Disability
CDA member companies paid $8.1 billion in ongoing disability insurance payments to disabled individuals.
Publish Date: 2010/06/20 - Updated: 2013/06/14

State of Colorado Disability Information and Statistics
Information facts and disability statistics for the state of Colorado from the 2008 American Community Survey.
Publish Date: 2010/06/03 - Updated: 2017/12/24

U.S. Senior Population 2010 - 2050
The number of people 65 and older is projected to climb rapidly in the United States.
Publish Date: 2010/05/20 - Updated: 2022/05/02

Little Change Among Americans in Planning for Retirement
Economic downturn has affected employment and the way Americans manage their spending and saving.
Publish Date: 2010/04/01

Senior Americans Census Bureau Statistics
Census Bureau facts and statistics for senior Americans for Senior Citizens Month.
Publish Date: 2010/03/03

Rates of Common Mental Disorders Among American Youth
Only half of American children and teenagers who have certain mental disorders receive professional services.
Publish Date: 2009/12/14 - Updated: 2015/01/16

Combating Autism Act (CAA) - Funding Allocations
Presidents Fiscal 2010 budget includes some allocations for Autism.
Publish Date: 2009/12/03 - Updated: 2019/01/12

Osteoarthritis Cost and Statistics
In recent years the prevalence of Osteoarthritis has risen rapidly and this trend is expected to continue.
Publish Date: 2009/11/30

U.S. Veteran Facts and Statistics
U.S. Census Bureau facts and statistics relating to United States Veterans.
Publish Date: 2009/10/13 - Updated: 2018/12/07

U.S. Current Population Survey - People with Disabilities
Information and statistics collected from the Current Population Survey regarding people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009/10/04 - Updated: 2010/08/29

Study on Crime Against Persons with Disabilities
Persons with disabilities experienced higher rates of violence than persons of similar ages without disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009/10/02 - Updated: 2011/10/20

Disabilities Ignored for Millions Experiencing Poverty
People experiencing income poverty who have disabilities is far larger than conventionally understood.
Publish Date: 2009/09/10 - Updated: 2010/01/16

Computer-related Injuries on the Rise
Statistics show the number of acute injuries connected to computers is rising rapidly.
Publish Date: 2009/06/09

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.
Publish Date: 2009/06/07

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.
Publish Date: 2009/05/04 - Updated: 2010/04/15

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.
Publish Date: 2009/04/20 - Updated: 2015/03/18

Medicare Beneficiary Experiences Patient Safety Event Every 1.7 minutes
Patients at top-performing hospitals 43 percent less likely to experience a medical error.
Publish Date: 2009/04/07

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.
Publish Date: 2009/04/05 - Updated: 2016/02/24

Cystic Fibrosis Life Expectancy Statistics
Statistics on life expectancy with Cystic fibrosis a genetic disorder which occurs in one in 3200 Caucasian births.
Publish Date: 2009/01/26 - Updated: 2013/06/11

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.
Publish Date: 2009/01/23 - Updated: 2013/06/04

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.
Publish Date: 2009/01/16 - Updated: 2020/11/22

Disability Statistics Florida
A brief look at the newest disability statistics in Florida and the importance of these statistics.
Publish Date: 2009/01/06 - Updated: 2012/09/21

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.
Publish Date: 2009/01/05 - Updated: 2009/02/17

Dementia Facts and Statistics
The statistics of dementia are staggering with an estimated 24 million people living with some form of dementia worldwide.
Publish Date: 2009/01/05 - Updated: 2017/05/17

1.7 Million in UK 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.
Publish Date: 2009/01/05 - Updated: 2021/02/25

Disability Unemployment Rate by Province Canada
Unemployment rates for persons with and without disabilities in Canada by provinces.
Publish Date: 2008/12/27 - Updated: 2010/10/03

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.
Publish Date: 2008/12/20

New Disability Statistics
These numbers show facts and figures on those with disabilities in the United States.
Publish Date: 2008/12/15 - Updated: 2012/09/21

Disability Statistics Australia
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) estimates that 3,958,300 people or 20% of the Australian population had a disability.
Publish Date: 2008/12/13 - Updated: 2010/05/05

Disability Statistics Canada
The survey results confirm that the disability rate in Canada increases steadily with age.
Publish Date: 2008/12/10 - Updated: 2018/12/06

Council for Disability Awareness Long-term Disability Claims Review
New statistics show continued growth of long-term disability claims and decline in social security disability insurance applications approval rate.
Publish Date: 2008/12/05 - Updated: 2020/09/18

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.
Publish Date: 2008/12/01 - Updated: 2010/07/21

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