Workforce Diversity

Percentages on chart may not total 100 due to rounding.

Executive Branch Diversity

  FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Persons of Color 19.6% 19.9% 20.2% 19.6% 20.1%
Persons with Disabilities 3.5% 3.4% 3.2% 3.1% 3.1%
Female 51.4% 51.9% 52.2% 52.5% 53.1%
Vietnam Era Veterans 2.5% 2.0% 1.6% 1.2% 1.0%
Veterans with Disabilities 1.3% 1.3% 1.2% 1.1% 1.1%
All Veterans 9.8% 9.3% 8.9% 8.2% 7.8%
Persons 40 and Over 69.8% 68.5% 67.4% 66.8% 67.3%

 

New Hires by Diversity

  FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

Persons of Color

18.4%

20.1% 22.0% 20.7% 21.7%
Persons with Disabilities 1.6% 1.7% 2.3% 2.2% 2.6%
Female 56.4% 57.9% 60.8% 58.4% 59.4%
Vietnam Era Veterans 0.5% 0.6% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Veterans with Disabilities 0.8% 1.0% 1.1% 0.8% 0.5%
All Veterans 7.0% 6.8% 6.5% 4.4% 3.0%
Persons 40 and Over 40.9% 38.8% 41.3% 40.3%

38.4%

Note: Due to report updates to enhance data accuracy, all New Hires by Diversity trend data has been updated to include hires from the general government transition pool and the layoff list.
 

Turnover by Diversity

  FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Persons of Color 18.1% 20.0% 21.3% 19.0% 21.7%
Persons with Disabilities 3.9% 4.3% 4.0% 4.1% 4.0%
Female 53.3% 53.6% 56.5% 54.6% 55.6%
Vietnam Era Veterans 4.7% 4.9% 4.1% 3.7% 2.9%
Veterans with Disabilities 2.0% 1.7% 1.5% 1.7% 1.3%
All Veterans 11.3% 12.1%

10.4% 

10.8% 9.7%
Persons 40 and Over 63.2% 64.7% 63.3%

63.2%

61.9%


Note: During FY 2015, agencies completed diversity data cleanup activities, resulting in more accurate and reliable reporting. The most significant changes to reporting:

  • Changed the way Persons of Color is reported from Preferred Race to Ethnic Origin.
  • Changed the way Veterans with Disabilities is reported from all disabled veterans to only Special Disabled Veterans.


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



Last Updated: 04/12/2019
Time Period: 07/01/2014–03/31/2019
Update Frequency: quarterly (end of fiscal quarter)