Report: Unemployment in Israel among severely handicapped 30% higher than in general population
A report released Sunday by the Central Bureau of Statistics ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which falls on Monday, shows low employment figures.
Only 44 percent of all severely handicapped people aged 20-65 were employed in 2011, 30 percent fewer than non-handicapped people in this age group. In the 45-64 age range, only 39 percent are employed, compared to 74 percent of the non-handicapped.
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