Disability in Canada
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Only 20.2% Canadians with disabilities have a university degree compared to 40.7% of their non-disabled compatriots.
Income inequality and employment
Disabled men aged 15-to-64 age group earn $9,557 less than non-disabled men of the same age, in the case of disabled women in the same age-group the income difference is $8,853. In 2006 the unemployment rate among disabled Canadians was 8.6%, compared to the national average rate of 6.3%.
According to 2004 survey, 10% of Canadians believe disabled people are fully included in Canadian social life. About 1.4 million disabled adults required assistance with activities of daily living in 2006.
- "The Daily — Canadian Survey on Disability, 2012". Statcan.gc.ca. 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2015-04-09.
- "Report on Equality Rights of People with Disabilities" (PDF). Chrc-ccdp.ca. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
- "Table 1 - Adults with disabilities that need help with everyday activities, by sex and age groups, Canada, 2001 and 2006". Statcan.gc.ca. 2010-01-29. Retrieved 2015-04-09.
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