Your resource for data on employment and people with disabilities
A compilation of federal and self-collected data sets, allows users to generate customized charts, conduct their own analyses, and download raw data, among other features.

Publications and analysis

StateData: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes

2014 Edition

The book provides national and state level statistics spanning a twenty-year period. Its sources include several data sets that address the status of employment and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with IDD.
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Browse publications by data source

Drawing from a variety of data sources, the Statedata team publishes data notes on important findings related to individuals with disabitlites and employment. Select from the options below to generate publications:

StateData in the News

The 2013 National Report quoted in the Illinois Employment First Blueprint

Data Note 26 is referenced in Untapped Potential: Autistic Adults

The 2013 National Report quoted in article about Vermont workshops

Disability Employment Data in the News

In the November 2014 National Trends in Disability Employment - Monthly Update (nTIDE), John O’Neill, Ph.D., the Kessler Foundation’s Director of Employment and Disability Research, referred to an increase in employment-to-population ratio for working-age people with disabilities from October 2013 to October 2014 as, "the first positive sign for the employment of people with disabilities that we have seen since September 2013." Click here to explore trends in the annual employment-to-population ratio using data from the American Community Survey.


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State Snapshots

See the latest trends in state performance in IDD work and participation

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Our chart building tool allows you to examine descriptive information on state characteristics, services drawn from several national databases. View a single state trend or compare several states and national data.

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Data Sources

Make use of the latest available data from:

  • State IDD Agency Survey
  • American Community Survey (now available through 2013)
  • Rehabilitation Services Administration
  • Social Security Administration
  • State Demographic Data
  • Wagner Peyser
  • Workforce Investment Act data
  • State Mental Health Agency data

Find out more about our sources, and download complete tables as files.

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