Puerto Rico

Demographic Data

Total state population
2,828,255
Total number of people with disabilities
21.4%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
4.3%
Vision difficulty
6.4%
Cognitive difficulty
9.7%
Ambulatory difficulty
12.2%
Self-care difficulty
5.1%
Independent living difficulty
11.4%
Race/ethnicity breakdown

For more detailed metrics on demographics for people with disabilities, please visit Disability Employment Statistics | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov).

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
23.1%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
8.6%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

For more detailed metrics on demographics for people with disabilities, please visit Disability Employment Statistics | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov).

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

For more information on the AoD grantee programs across the country, please visit Administration on Disabilities | ACL Administration for Community Living.

CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
(Office Location)
Defensoría de las Personas con Impedimentos (DPI)
Centro Gubernamental Minillas
Torre Sur, Piso 2, Oficina 204
Ave. De Diego Santurce, PR 00912

(Mailing Address)
Defensoría de las Personas con Impedimentos (DPI)
Centro Gubernamental Minillas
P.O. Box 41309, San Juan, PR 00940-1309
Phone: (787) 725-2333
Phone: (787) 722-059
ED:Carmen Pereles Centeno (Interim)