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Table 4. Employed persons by disability status, industry, class of worker, and sex, 2009 annual averages

Table 4. Employed persons by disability status, industry, class of worker, and sex, 2009 annual averages
[Percent distribution]
Industry and class of worker Persons with a disability Persons with no disability
Total Men Women Total Men Women

Total employed (in thousands)

5,174 2,735 2,439 134,703 70,935 63,769

Industry as a percent of total employed

Agriculture and related industries

2.7 4.0 1.2 1.5 2.1 0.7

Nonagricultural industries

97.3 96.0 98.8 98.5 97.9 99.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

0.5 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.1

Construction

6.4 10.6 1.6 7.0 12.0 1.4

Manufacturing

10.0 13.8 5.7 10.2 13.8 6.2

Wholesale trade

2.4 3.1 1.7 2.7 3.7 1.7

Retail trade

12.9 12.4 13.5 11.3 10.9 11.7

Transportation and utilities

5.0 6.7 3.0 5.2 7.6 2.5

Information

2.1 2.5 1.6 2.3 2.6 2.1

Financial activities

5.8 5.3 6.3 6.9 6.0 7.9

Professional and business services

9.9 10.5 9.2 10.8 11.9 9.5

Education and health services

22.7 11.7 35.1 22.7 10.7 36.2

Leisure and hospitality

9.1 8.3 10.0 9.1 8.4 9.9

Other services

5.5 5.3 5.7 4.9 4.5 5.4

Public administration

5.1 5.1 5.1 4.9 5.1 4.7

Class of worker as a percent of total employed(1)

Wage and salary workers

88.8 86.6 91.3 93.1 91.8 94.5

Private industries

73.0 73.6 72.3 77.9 79.6 76.1

Government

15.8 12.9 19.0 15.2 12.3 18.4

Federal

2.9 3.2 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.4

State

5.3 3.8 6.9 4.5 3.5 5.6

Local

7.5 5.9 9.4 8.1 6.1 10.4

Self-employed workers

11.1 13.3 8.6 6.9 8.1 5.5

Footnotes
(1) Includes a small number of unpaid family workers, not shown separately.

NOTE: The self-employed refer to the unincorporated self-employed. Self-employed persons whose businesses are incorporated are classified as wage and salary workers.

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Last Modified Date: October 31, 2020