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2021 EEO-4 (State and Local Government Information Report) Data Collection

Update:  2021 EEO-4 Data Collection Opening on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

The 2021 EEO-4 Data Collection is scheduled to open on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021.  Filers should begin preparing to submit data in anticipation of the October 26th, 2021 opening.

The deadline for submitting 2021 EEO-4 data will be Tuesday, January 4th, 2022.  A notification letter with additional instructions on how to file will be sent via U.S. mail to State and local governments in mid-October. 

Filers should visit the newly launched EEO-4 website at for the latest filing updates and additional information. By visiting the EEO-4 Filer Support Center located at, filers can request assistance as well as find helpful resources, including the 2021 EEO-4 Instruction Booklet, FAQs and a Fact Sheet. Filers may also contact the EEO-4 Filer Support Team at or toll free at 1-855-EEOC-035 (1-855-336-2035).

The State and Local Government Information Report (EEO-4), EEOC Form 164, also referred to as the EEO-4 Report, is a mandatory biennial data collection that requires all State and local governments with 100 or more employees to submit demographic workforce data, including data by race/ethnicity, sex, job category, and salary band. The filing by eligible State and local governments is required under section 709(c) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-8(c), 29 CFR 1602.30 and .32-.37.