First Term: Americans Collecting Disability Increased 1,385,418—Now 1 for Each 13 Full-Time WorkersSubmitted by emalvini on Sun, 01/20/2013 - 14:34
First Term: Americans Collecting Disability Increased 1,385,418—Now 1 for Each 13 Full-Time Workers
January 20, 2013
By Terence P. Jeffrey
(CNSNews.com) - During President Barack Obama’s first term, the number of Americans collecting federal disability insurance increased by 1,385,418 to a record 8,827,795.
As a result, there is now one person collecting disability in this county for every 13 people working full-time. Forty-two years ago, in December 1968, there were 51 people working full-time in this country for each person collecting disability.