MONET 2030: Participation of disabled persons in the labour market


SDG 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries

Swiss target 10.2: Switzerland promotes social cohesion.

Significance of the indicator
This indicator shows the proportion of people in employment in the disabled resident population aged between 16 and 64 living in private households. The participation of disabled people in the labour market is key to ensuring equality of opportunity. It allows disabled people to be more financially independent, to upgrade their skills, to enhance their personal development and to participate in civil society. In light of this, increasing the participation of disabled people in the labour market is a step towards sustainable development.

Help for interpretation
While the survey used does not exclude persons in employment in the so-called “secondary” market (work in a sheltered environment), the samples included very few such persons. The results presented therefore mainly concern participation in the “ordinary” (or “primary”) labour market.

International comparability
This indicator cannot be compared at international level.


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Methodology

This indicator shows the percentage of persons in employment among the disabled resident population of working age (16 to 64) living in a private household. The data are collected as part of the Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) compiled by the Federal Statistical Office. A 95% confidence interval is calculated.

While the survey used does not exclude persons in employment in the so-called “secondary” market (work in a sheltered environment), the samples included very few such persons. The results presented therefore mainly concern participation in the “ordinary” (or “primary”) labour market.

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Targets

Swiss target 10.2: Switzerland promotes social cohesion.

International target 10.2: By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status.

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Federal Statistical Office Section Environment, Sustainable Development, Territory
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland

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