Workforce Diversity

  • As of fiscal year 2020 percent Female is based on Gender Identity, which is a person’s innermost concept of self as male, female, a blend of both or neither (gender “X” or non-binary). How individuals perceive themselves and what they call themselves. A person’s gender identity can be the same or different from their sex assigned at birth. Female in prior fiscal years reflect the binary option previously labeled Gender.
  • New measures initiated in fiscal year 2020:
    • X/Non-Binary -  This new measure is based on gender identity and provides the percent of the workforce that identifies as a gender that is not exclusively male or female.
    • LGBTQ+  -  This new measure is the percent of the workforce that identifies as part of the LGBTQ+ community. LGBTQ stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning. The + allows space for other diverse sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression groups.
    • Military Spouse  -  This new measure is the percent of the workforce that is a military spouse or registered domestic partner of a military service member during the service member’s time of active, reserve, or National Guard duty.
  • New measures initiated in fiscal year 2021:
    • New Hires and Turnover percentages by X/Non-Binary, LGBTQ+, and Military Spouse.
    • Female New Hire and Turnover percentages based on Gender Identity.
  • See Workforce Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for more information.

 

Percentages on chart may not total 100 due to rounding.

 

Executive Branch Diversity

  FY18 FY19 FY20 FY21 FY22
Persons of Color 19.6% 20.1% 20.6% 21.4% 22.1%
Persons with Disabilities 3.1% 3.0% 3.2% 3.8% 4.3%
Female 52.5% 52.9% 52.1% 51.5% 50.6%
X/Non-Binary N/A N/A 0.04% 0.1% 0.3%
LGBTQ+ N/A N/A 0.4% 1.7% 2.9%
Vietnam Era Veterans 1.2% 1.0% 0.8% 0.6% 0.5%
Veterans with Disabilities 1.1% 1.1% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
All Veterans 8.2% 7.5% 6.9% 6.8% 6.4%
Military Spouse N/A N/A 0.2% 0.6% 0.9%
Persons 40 and Over 66.8% 66.1% 65.5% 65.7% 65.3%

 

New Hires by Diversity

  FY18 FY19 FY20 FY21 FY22

Persons of Color

20.7% 21.2% 22.1% 22.6% 22.0%
Persons with Disabilities 2.2% 2.5% 3.2% 4.4% 5.4%
Female* 58.4% 57.4% 59.8% 41.0% 41.1%
X/Non-Binary N/A N/A 0.1% 0.3% 0.8%
LGBTQ+ N/A N/A 1.4% 4.9% 6.9%
Vietnam Era Veterans 0.2% 0.2% 0.04% 0.1% 0.1%
Veterans with Disabilities 0.8% 0.5% 0.6% 0.6% 0.4%
All Veterans 4.4% 2.7% 2.2% 2.2% 2.2%
Military Spouse N/A N/A 0.4% 1.6% 1.7%
Persons 40 and Over 40.3%

37.9%

38.6% 38.9% 40.9%

 

Turnover by Diversity

    FY18 FY19 FY20 FY21 FY22
  Persons of Color 19.0% 20.5% 20.4% 19.7% 19.5%
  Persons with Disabilities 4.1% 4.3% 4.3% 4.4% 4.9%
  Female* 54.6% 55.4% 54.6% 50.2% 48.6%
  X/Non-Binary N/A N/A N/A 0.2% 0.2%
  LGBTQ+ N/A N/A N/A 1.4% 2.5%
  Vietnam Era Veterans 3.7% 2.8% 2.2% 2.0% 1.0%
  Veterans with Disabilities 1.7% 1.2% 1.3% 1.5% 1.2%
  All Veterans 10.8% 9.3% 8.1% 9.1% 7.6%
  Military Spouse N/A N/A N/A 0.6% 0.7%
  Persons 40 and Over

63.2%

63.0% 63.4% 64.6% 60.5%



Notes:
Includes permanent and nonpermanent employees.
Executive branch only (excluding higher education institutions).
Does not include legislative and judicial branch agencies.

*Beginning in FY21, Female based on new Gender Identity field. Prior years based on old Gender (Sex Assigned At Birth) field.



Last Updated: 08/02/2022
Time Period: 07/01/2017–06/30/2022
Update Frequency: quarterly (end of fiscal quarter)

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