Disability employment low on Guam

Disability employment low on Guam

BY JOY WHITE

Journal Staff

According to the 2010 U.S Census Bureau, 6% of the 155.9 million workers in the civilian labor force have disabilities.

The Census reports that on Guam, of the 90,681 people in the workforce, 3.4% of those employed reported a disability.

In total, 12,087 Guam residents have disabilities, of which 1,226 are under 18 years old, 6,809 are aged 18 to 64 and 4,052 are over 65 years old, according to Census data.

While the numbers show that Guam falls behind in the national average when it comes . . .

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