The Economic Activity of Disabled Persons in Poland - Statistical Analysis of Data Provided by the Central Statistical Office

Agata Girul , Edyta Mazurek


Increased numbers of disabled persons both in Poland, as well as in other European countries, have been triggering many political debates. Guaranteeing dignity and full inclusion of persons with disabilities in society is one of the main objectives embraced by the new disability action plan 2016–2020 of the Council of Europe as regards the promotion of full social participation of persons with disabilities. The accomplishment of the targeted objective depends on an insightful monitoring of the situation of persons with disabilities. Factors that differentiate persons with disabilities with respect to their economic activity have been identified focusing on the problem of employment of disabled persons. For this purpose a multivariate correspondence analysis was applied with data provided by the National Census of Population and Housing 2011. In Poland, women aged 65+, with secondary education or lower, predominate the group of persons with disabilities. Most of disabled persons are related by marriage contract. Statistical analysis did not indicate any significant correlation between the categories of economic activity, and marital status and the degree of disability, whereas significant correlations have been observed between the categories of economic activity and such characteristics as: age, sex, education, and pursued profession.
Author Agata Girul (MISaF)
Agata Girul,,
- Faculty of Management, Information Systems and Finance
, Edyta Mazurek (MISaF / IZM / DoS)
Edyta Mazurek,,
- Department of Statistics
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Book Hronova Stanislava, Ptackova Veronika, Safr Karel, Vltavska Kristyna (eds.): Applications of Mathematics and Statistics in Economics 2018, Conference Proceedings. Full text papers, 2018, University of Economics, Prague, Oeconomica Publishing House, ISBN 9788024522777, 360 p.
Keywords in Englishdisabled persons, correspondence analysis, cluster analysis, economic activity
Languageen angielski
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