The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
TABLE A-4
Government Wide Employment of Workers in
FEDERAL WAGE SYSTEM (FWS) POSITIONS
2000 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2008
TOTAL WORK FORCE CLF  2,462,152 2,442,643 2,445,335 2,459,505 2,428,330 2,606,903 2,610,920 2,611,493 2,608,172   2,763,183
% of FWS Employees   9.07 8.80 8.53 8.23 8.00 7.52 7.54 7.46 7.35   7.06
FWS WORK FORCE*   223,421 214,880 208,580 202,471 194,259 196,114 196,800 194,858 191,701   195,073
%  OF MEN 53.20 89.05 88.96 89.48 89.47 89.09 89.19 89.06 88.98 89.10 89.10 173,816
% OF WOMEN 46.80 10.95 11.04 10.52 10.53 10.91 10.81 10.94 11.01 10.90 10.90 21,257
HISPANIC or LATINO (%) 10.70 7.73 7.67 7.70 7.67 7.70 7.87 7.85 7.87 7.88 7.72 15,059
%  OF MEN 6.20 7.00 6.92 6.99 6.94 6.91 7.08 7.02 7.04 7.08 6.92 13,505
% OF WOMEN 4.50 0.73 0.75 0.71 0.73 0.79 0.79 0.82 0.83 0.81 0.80 1,554
WHITE (%) 72.70 66.01 66.08 66.32 66.35 66.43 66.43 66.60 66.51 66.54 66.63 129,973
%  OF MEN 39.00 60.62 60.59 60.97 60.95 60.81 60.85 60.93 60.88 60.94 60.96 118,924
% OF WOMEN 33.70 5.39 5.49 5.35 5.40 5.63 5.58 5.67 5.70 5.61 5.66 11,049
BLACK or
AFRICAN AMERICAN(%) 
10.60 18.88 18.95 18.60 18.48 18.62 18.34 18.21 18.21 18.22 18.23 35,560
%  OF MEN 4.80 14.93 15.04 15.06 15.02 15.10 14.86 14.75 14.72 14.75 14.83 28,935
% OF WOMEN 5.80 3.95 3.91 3.55 3.46 3.52 3.49 3.46 3.49 3.47 3.40 6,625
ASIAN (%)** 3.60 4.71 4.60 4.62 4.75 4.50 4.73 4.75 4.19 4.06 3.96 7,722
%  OF MEN 1.90 4.22 4.11 4.13 4.24 3.98 4.20 4.18 3.65 3.54 3.45 6,727
% OF WOMEN 1.70 0.49 0.49 0.49 0.51 0.52 0.53 0.57 0.54 0.52 0.51 995
NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)*** 0.20               0.57 0.63 0.68 1,333
%  OF MEN 0.10               0.52 0.57 0.62 1,202
% OF WOMEN 0.10               0.05 0.06 0.07 131
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE (%)
1.00 2.67 2.71 2.76 2.74 2.75 2.62 2.60 2.53 2.45 2.42 4,727
%  OF MEN 0.50 2.27 2.30 2.35 2.32 2.30 2.19 2.18 2.12 2.05 2.01 3,929
% OF WOMEN 0.50 0.40 0.41 0.42 0.43 0.45 0.43 0.42 0.41 0.41 0.41 798
TWO OR MORE RACES*** 1.00               0.06 0.22 0.36 699
%  OF MEN 0.50               0.05 0.19 0.30 594
% OF WOMEN 0.50               0.01 0.03 0.05 105
INDIVIDUALS WITH TARGETED DISABILITIES % CLF not available 1.45 1.40 1.40 1.34 1.29 1.23 1.16 1.14 1.13 1.09 2,132

*The remainder of the figures in this table include September 30, 2008 agency data as reported in CPDF and the Department of State.  Does not include data for AAFES, TVA, USPS, or intelligence gathering agencies.  Percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding and the additional "Two or More Races" category in the 2000 Census Special EEO file.

** The numbers for 1999 - 2005 include totals for Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders.

*** Separate data first became available in 2006.


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