Learn the Stats

  This page includes a large image in the shape of the state of South Carolina with important facts surrounding why the Hire Me SC campaign exists. Statistics include:    4,000+ individuals with disabilities in South Carolina are in work settings where they may earn less than $1 per hour.    South Carolina’s unemployment rate for people with disabilities is one of the highest in the country.    There are 736,819 individuals with disabilities living in South Carolina.    In 2016, the employment gap between those with disabilities compared to those without was 42.1%.    33.4% of people with disabilities in South Carolina are employed, while 75.5% of people without disabilities are employed.    Sources for this information include the following places: the 2017 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium, the United States Department of Labor, Community Rehabilitations List, and the 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

Sources for this information include the following places, hyperlinked to the places below: the 2017 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium; the United States Department of Labor, Community Rehabilitation List; and the 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates