Table 1
Labour force participation and unemployment rates by disability type, Canada, 2006

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Disability type Labour force participation Unemployment rate
percentage
Hearing 64.1 10.4
Seeing 49.9 12.9
Communication 37.6 13.6
Mobility 53.6 12.1
Agility 52.8 11.7
Pain 60.0 11.1
Learning 47.6 11.8
Memory 40.2 15.7
Developmental 32.7 12.6E
Psychological 45.2 14.3
Note: Includes Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. All rates on this table are age standardised.
Source: Statistics Canada, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey, 2006