New study released by Statistics Canada today: Low income among persons with a disability in Canada, 2014
Statistics Canada released a new report today that examined the relationship between low income and the characteristics of people with a disability aged 25 to 64.
Here are some interesting statistics from the study:
- In 2014, persons with a disability accounted for approximately one‑fifth of the overall population aged 25 to 64.
- Among those without employment, 22% of people without a disability were in low income, compared with 35% for those with a physical–sensory disability, 46% for those with a mental–cognitive disability and 47% for those who had a combination of both.
To read more, please visit this link: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/75-006-x/2017001/article/54854-eng.htm.