The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

TABLE II TEN YEAR TREND
GOVERNMENT WIDE EMPLOYMENT OF PEOPLE WITH TARGETED DISABILITIES*

TARGETED DISABILITY BY TYPE FY 1995 FY 1996 FY 1997 FY 1998 FY 1999 FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 TEN YEAR NET CHANGE
TOTAL
TARGETED DISABILITIES 31,359 29,930 28,671 28,035 27,601 27,231 26,834 26,230 25,551 25,917 -17.35%
% OF TOTAL WORK FORCE 1.22 1.18 1.16 1.14 1.13 1.12 1.10 1.07 1.05 0.99
DEAFNESS
TOTAL 6,123 5,896 5,639 5,512 5,368 5,220 5,088 4,949 4,796 4,745 -22.51%
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 19.53 19.70 19.67 19.66 19.45 19.17 18.96 18.87 18.77 18.31
BLINDNESS
TOTAL 2,920 2,784 2,676 2,615 2,570 2,603 2,636 2,582 2,588 2,687 -7.98%
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 9.31 9.30 9.33 9.33 9.31 9.56 9.82 9.84 10.13 10.37
MISSING EXTREMITIES
TOTAL 2,066 1,963 1,856 1,812 1,733 1,697 1,627 1,556 1,525 1,505 -27.15%
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 6.59 6.56 6.47 6.46 6.28 6.23 6.06 5.93 5.97 5.81
PARTIAL PARALYSIS
TOTAL 4,185 3,939 3,694 3,585 3,503 3,475 3,346 3,283 3,219 3,229 -22.84%
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 13.35 13.16 12.88 12.79 12.69 12.76 12.47 12.52 12.60 12.46
COMPLETE PARALYSIS
TOTAL 1,749 1,641 1,559 1,507 1,459 1,435 1,415 1,387 1,316 1,328 -24.07%
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 5.58 5.48 5.44 5.38 5.29 5.27 5.27 5.29 5.15 5.12
CONVULSIVE DISORDERS
TOTAL 4,339 4,125 3,967 3,860 3,826 3,811 3,767 3,730 3,637 3,660 -15.65%
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 13.84 13.78 13.84 13.93 13.86 14.00 14.04 14.22 14.23 14.12
MENTAL RETARDATION
TOTAL 3,193 2,994 2,837 2,770 2,672 2,533 2,428 2,261 2,106 2,057 -35.58%
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 10.18 10.00 9.90 9.88 9.68 9.30 9.05 8.62 8.24 7.94
MENTAL ILLNESS
TOTAL 5,869 5,737 5,622 5,579 5,690 5,697 5,801 5,786 5,695 6,043 2.96%
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 18.72 19.17 19.61 19.90 20.62 20.92 21.62 22.06 22.29 23.32
DISTORTION OF LIMB &/OR SPINE
TOTAL 915 851 821 795 780 757 726 696 669 663 -27.54%
% OF TARGETED DISABILITIES 2.92 2.84 2.86 2.84 2.83 2.78 2.71 2.65 2.62 2.56

*Includes data for those agencies which are provided by CPDF plus AAFES, TVA AND USPS; does not include data for intelligence gathering agencies. Percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding.


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