Figure A-2. U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population 5 years old and older, by disability status and age: 2007
Figure Updated: April 2010
NOTE: Age categories drawn from published Census tables.
SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2007 American Community Survey.
Persons with disabilities are a higher percentage of the older U.S. population than of younger age groups.
- Fifteen percent of the U.S. population ages 5 years and older have some disability.
- Forty-one percent of those ages 65 years and older have disabilities, compared with 6% of those ages 5–15, 7% of those ages 16–20, and 13% of the working age (21–64) population.