Table 2
Unemployment rates for people with disabilities by disability type in Canada, 2001 and 2006

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Disability type Unemployment rate
2001 2006
percentage
Hearing 13.3 10.4
Seeing 19.1 13.0
Communication 18.2 13.7
Mobility 14.1 12.0
Agility 13.5 11.7
Pain 12.8 11.1
Learning 20.1 11.7
Memory 23.3 15.4
Developmental 18.9E 12.7E
Psychological 20.5 14.3
Note: Excludes Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. All rates on this table are age standardised.
Source: Statistics Canada, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey, 2001 and 2006