FY 2009 - 2020 EEOC Charge Receipts for CA

The number for total charges reflects the number of individual charge filings. Because individuals often file charges claiming multiple types of discrimination, the number of total charges for any given fiscal year will be less than the total of the ten types of discrimination listed.

FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
TOTAL CHARGES 6654 7161 7166 7399 6892 6363 6199 5870 5423 4344 4276 4130
% of US total charges 7.1% 7.2% 7.2% 7.4% 7.4% 7.2% 7.0% 6.4% 6.4% 5.7% 5.9% 6.1%
Race 2251 2239 2372 2299 2285 2176 2015 1905 1811 1365 1421 1397
% of US race charges 6.7% 6.2% 6.7% 6.9% 6.9% 7.0% 6.5% 5.9% 6.3% 5.5% 5.9% 6.3%
% of total state charges 33.8% 31.3% 33.1% 31.1% 33.2% 34.2% 32.5% 32.5% 33.4% 31.4% 33.2% 33.8%
Sex 1893 1846 1925 2036 1824 1705 1729 1560 1500 1330 1321 1260
% of US sex charges 6.8% 6.4% 6.7% 6.7% 6.6% 6.6% 6.6% 5.8% 5.9% 5.4% 5.6% 5.9%
% of total state charges 28.4% 25.8% 26.9% 27.5% 26.5% 26.8% 27.9% 26.6% 27.7% 30.6% 30.9% 30.5%
National Origin 1319 1354 1355 1350 1170 1101 1058 930 786 619 697 634
% of US National Origin charges 11.8% 12.0% 11.5% 12.4% 11.0% 11.5% 11.0% 9.5% 9.5% 8.7% 9.9% 9.9%
% of total state charges 19.8% 18.9% 18.9% 18.2% 17.0% 17.3% 16.6% 15.8% 14.5% 14.2% 16.3% 15.4%
Religion 287 329 394 345 335 282 293 274 270 170 175 197
% of US Religion charges 8.5% 8.7% 9.5% 9.1% 9.0% 7.9% 8.3% 7.2% 7.9% 5.9% 6.4% 8.2%
% of total state charges 4.3% 4.6% 5.5% 4.7% 4.9% 4.4% 4.7% 4.7% 5.0% 3.9% 4.1% 4.8%
Color 250 228 249 269 279 270 239 192 190 191 185 248
% of US Color charges 8.5% 8.2% 8.8% 10.1% 8.9% 9.8% 8.7% 6.2% 5.9% 6.0% 5.4% 7.0%
% of total state charges 3.8% 3.2% 3.5% 3.6% 4.0% 4.2% 3.9% 3.3% 3.5% 4.4% 4.3% 6.0%
Retaliation (All) 2707 2939 3195 3406 3223 3088 2926 2937 2752 2183 2319 2306
% of US Retaliation (All) charges 8.1% 8.1% 8.6% 9.0% 8.4% 8.1% 7.7% 7.0% 6.4% 5.5% 5.9% 6.1%
% of total state charges 40.7% 41.0% 44.6% 46.0% 46.8% 48.5% 47.2% 50.0% 50.7% 50.3% 54.2% 55.8%
Retaliation (Title VII) 2225 2408 2542 2698 2509 2439 2292 2193 2051 1622 1708 1698
% of US Retaliation (Title VII) charges 7.7% 7.8% 8.1% 8.6% 8.0% 7.9% 7.4% 6.6% 6.4% 5.3% 5.7% 6.1%
% of total state charges 33.4% 33.6% 35.5% 36.5% 36.4% 38.3% 37.0% 37.4% 37.8% 37.3% 39.9% 41.1%
Age 1855 1856 1852 1833 1799 1569 1572 1517 1374 1062 1065 985
% of US Age charges 8.1% 8.0% 7.9% 8.0% 8.4% 7.6% 7.6% 7.3% 7.5% 6.3% 6.8% 6.9%
% of total state charges 27.9% 25.9% 25.8% 25.6% 26.1% 24.7% 25.4% 25.8% 25.3% 24.4% 24.9% 23.8%
Disability 1586 2017 2110 2236 2125 1988 1975 1912 1915 1499 1487 1502
% of US Disability charges 7.4% 8.0% 8.2% 8.5% 8.2% 7.8% 7.8% 6.8% 7.1% 6.1% 6.1% 6.2%
% of total state charges 23.8% 28.2% 29.4% 30.2% 30.8% 31.2% 31.9% 32.6% 35.3% 34.5% 34.8% 36.4%
Equal Pay Act 59 55 50 56 52 46 66 99 80 85 71 84
% of US EPA charges 6.3% 5.3% 5.4% 5.2% 5.1% 4.9% 7.0% 9.2% 8.0% 8.0% 6.4% 8.6%
% of total state charges 0.9% 0.8% 0.7% 0.8% 0.8% 0.7% 1.1% 1.7% 1.5% 2.0% 1.7% 2.0%
GINA* 0 15 25 35 20 23 22 24 17 13 18 13
% of US GINA charges 0.0% 7.5% 10.2% 12.5% 6.0% 6.9% 6.6% 10.1% 8.3% 5.9% 8.6% 3.0%
% of total state charges 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.5% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%

*Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), which prohibits genetic information discrimination in employment, took effect on November 21, 2009.