What percentage of the working-age population receives Disability Benefits in Canada and the US?
My post on the US Social Security Disability (SSD) issue generated a lot of email. . Most of the feedback I got expressed disbelief that 4.7% of the population aged 18 to 64 in the US are in receipt of SSD. A few offered theories as to why certain states would have high or low percentages of working-age residents on SSD. Others asked if the US average of 4.7% of the working age population is low or high compared to other countries, particularly Canada, which has a ...
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