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The Deaf position in the labour market

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The study is analysing Deaf people's level of education, position in the labour market and sources of income, and how these factors are related. This is an analysis of a total population of Deaf persons born in the period of 1941-1980, making use of registry data from the Statistics Sweden LISA database. Deaf persons are being compared with a reference group of 100,000 randomly selected persons.

Research funding bodies

  • Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS)


  • Emelie Rydberg