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All Charges Alleging Harassment (Charges filed with EEOC) FY 2010 - FY 2021

This table shows charge data for harassment allegations filed under all statutes, including sexual harassment charges. This table has been harmonized with other data on this site and only show charges filed with the EEOC.

This does not include charges filed with state or local Fair Employment Practices Agencies.

  FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
Receipts 27,356 27,270 26,777 26,756 26,820 27,893 28,216 26,978 26,699 26,221 24,221 21,270
Resolutions 29,687 31,990 30,501 27,537 25,791 28,642 30,582 31,411 30,585 28,164 25,673 22,323
Resolutions By Type                        
Settlements 2,853 3,127 2,906 2,656 2,351 2,627 2,413 2,198 1,938 1,982 2,172 2,074
  9.6% 9.8% 9.5% 9.6% 9.1% 9.2% 7.9% 7.0% 6.3% 7.0% 8.5% 9.3%
Withdrawals w/Benefits 1,652 1,648 1,652 1,725 1,667 1,860 1,898 1,849 1,926 1,873 1,907 1,805
  5.6% 5.2% 5.4% 6.3% 6.5% 6.5% 6.2% 5.9% 6.3% 6.7% 7.4% 8.1%
Administrative Closures 5,607 5,844 5,132 4,777 4,877 5,258 5,416 5,019 4,812 4,576 4,468 4,091
  18.9% 18.3% 16.8% 17.3% 18.9% 18.4% 17.7% 16.0% 15.7% 16.2% 17.4% 18.3%
No Reasonable Cause 17,316 19,696 19,331 17,144 15,977 17,866 19,830 21,375 20,710 18,902 16,376 13,752
  58.3% 61.6% 63.4% 62.3% 61.9% 62.4% 64.8% 68.0% 67.7% 67.1% 63.8% 61.6%
Reasonable Cause 2,259 1,675 1,480 1,235 919 1,031 1,025 970 1,199 831 750 601
  7.6% 5.2% 4.9% 4.5% 3.6% 3.6% 3.4% 3.1% 3.9% 3.0% 2.9% 2.7%
Successful Conciliations 523 458 482 488 326 398 418 348 498 312 304 239
  1.8% 1.4% 1.6% 1.8% 1.3% 1.4% 1.4% 1.1% 1.6% 1.1% 1.2% 1.1%
Unsuccessful Conciliations 1,736 1,217 998 747 593 633 607 622 701 519 446 362
  5.8% 3.8% 3.3% 2.7% 2.3% 2.2% 2.0% 2.0% 2.3% 1.8% 1.7% 1.6%
Merit Resolutions 6,764 6,450 6,038 5,616 4,937 5,518 5,336 5,017 5,063 4,686 4,829 4,480
  22.8% 20.2% 19.8% 20.4% 19.1% 19.3% 17.4% 16.0% 16.6% 16.6% 18.8% 20.1%
Monetary Benefits (Millions) $118.7 $118.5 $113.0 $129.1 $93.9 $125.5 $125.5 $125.5 $134.0 $139.6 $137.3 $142.2