The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
TABLE A-6
TEN YEAR TREND
GOVERNMENT WIDE EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH TARGETED DISABILITIES*
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 TEN YEAR NET CHANGE
TOTAL WORK FORCE 2,462,152 2,442,643 2,445,335 2,459,505 2,428,330 2,606,903 2,610,920 2,611,493 2,608,172 2,763,183
% OF TOTAL WORK FORCE 1.13 1.12 1.10 1.07 1.05 0.99 0.96 0.94 0.92 0.88
TOTAL INDIVIDUALS WITH TARGETED DISABILITIES 27,601 27,231 26,834 26,230 25,551 25,917 25,142 24,442 23,993 24,427 -11.49
DEAFNESS TOTAL  5,368 5,220 5,088 4,949 4,796 4,745 4,614 4,460 4,352 4,338 -19.19
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 19.45 19.17 18.96 18.87 18.77 18.31 18.35 18.25 18.14 17.76
BLINDNESS TOTAL 2,570 2,603 2,636 2,582 2,588 2,687 2,606 2,573 2,516 2,576 0.23
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 9.31 9.56 9.82 9.84 10.13 10.37 10.37 10.53 10.49 10.55
MISSING EXTREMITIES TOTAL 1,733 1,697 1,627 1,556 1,525 1,505 1,446 1,376 1,302 1,300 -24.99
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 6.28 6.23 6.06 5.93 5.97 5.81 5.75 5.63 5.43 5.32
PARTIAL PARALYSIS TOTAL 3,503 3,475 3,346 3,283 3,219 3,229 3,111 2,984 2,897 2,853 -18.56
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 12.69 12.76 12.47 12.52 12.6 12.46 12.37 12.21 12.07 11.68
COMPLETE PARALYSIS TOTAL 1,459 1,435 1,415 1,387 1,316 1,328 1,258 1,222 1,182 1,187 -18.64
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 5.29 5.27 5.27 5.29 5.15 5.12 5.00 5.00 4.93 4.86
CONVULSIVE DISORDERS TOTAL 3,826 3,811 3,767 3,730 3,637 3,660 3,537 3,452 3,355 3,362 -12.13
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 13.86 14 14.04 14.22 14.23 14.12 14.07 14.12 13.98 13.76
MENTAL RETARDATION TOTAL 2,672 2,533 2,428 2,261 2,106 2,057 1,946 1,857 1,771 1,753 -34.39
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 9.68 9.3 9.05 8.62 8.24 7.94 7.74 7.60 7.38 7.18
MENTAL ILLNESS TOTAL 5,690 5,697 5,801 5,786 5,695 6,043 5,982 5,900 6,016 6,439 13.16
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 20.62 20.92 21.62 22.06 22.29 23.32 23.79 24.14 25.07 26.36
DISTORTION OF LIMB &/OR SPINE TOTAL 780 757 726 696 669 663 642 618 602 619 -20.64
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 2.83 2.78 2.71 2.65 2.62 2.56 2.55 2.53 2.51 2.53

*Includes September 30, 2008 agency data as reported in CPDF plus AAFES, FERC, Department of State, TVA AND USPS; does not include data for intelligence gathering agencies. Percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding.


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