FY 2009 - 2020 EEOC Charge Receipts for NJ

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 1407 1687 1841 1797 1665 1613 1554 1890 1611 1527 1480 1196
% of US total charges 1.5% 1.7% 1.8% 1.8% 1.8% 1.8% 1.8% 2.1% 1.9% 2.0% 2.0% 1.8%
Race 457 592 624 596 551 544 539 624 533 486 476 347
% of US race charges 1.4% 1.6% 1.8% 1.8% 1.7% 1.8% 1.7% 1.9% 1.9% 2.0% 2.0% 1.6%
% of total state charges 32.5% 35.1% 33.9% 33.2% 33.1% 33.7% 34.7% 33.0% 33.1% 31.8% 32.2% 29.0%
Sex 395 458 457 462 400 378 354 500 447 436 437 351
% of US sex charges 1.4% 1.6% 1.6% 1.5% 1.4% 1.5% 1.4% 1.9% 1.7% 1.8% 1.9% 1.6%
% of total state charges 28.1% 27.1% 24.8% 25.7% 24.0% 23.4% 22.8% 26.5% 27.7% 28.6% 29.5% 29.3%
National Origin 221 254 306 228 228 237 202 254 212 165 211 119
% of US National Origin charges 2.0% 2.2% 2.6% 2.1% 2.1% 2.5% 2.1% 2.6% 2.6% 2.3% 3.0% 1.9%
% of total state charges 15.7% 15.1% 16.6% 12.7% 13.7% 14.7% 12.5% 13.4% 13.2% 10.8% 14.3% 9.9%
Religion 63 82 89 87 85 98 76 104 85 79 60 59
% of US Religion charges 1.9% 2.2% 2.1% 2.3% 2.3% 2.8% 2.1% 2.7% 2.5% 2.8% 2.2% 2.5%
% of total state charges 4.5% 4.9% 4.8% 4.8% 5.1% 6.1% 4.9% 5.5% 5.3% 5.2% 4.1% 4.9%
Color 51 60 64 56 35 37 56 42 47 69 67 63
% of US Color charges 1.7% 2.2% 2.3% 2.1% 1.1% 1.3% 2.0% 1.4% 1.5% 2.2% 2.0% 1.8%
% of total state charges 3.6% 3.6% 3.5% 3.1% 2.1% 2.3% 3.6% 2.2% 2.9% 4.5% 4.5% 5.3%
Retaliation (All) 455 582 646 662 603 609 593 731 687 699 698 642
% of US Retaliation (All) charges 1.4% 1.6% 1.7% 1.7% 1.6% 1.6% 1.6% 1.7% 1.7% 1.8% 1.8% 1.7%
% of total state charges 32.3% 34.5% 35.1% 36.8% 36.2% 37.8% 38.2% 38.7% 42.6% 45.8% 47.2% 53.7%
Retaliation (Title VII) 392 474 541 567 495 508 483 572 536 519 535 452
% of US Retaliation (Title VII) charges 1.4% 1.5% 1.7% 1.8% 1.6% 1.7% 1.6% 1.7% 1.7% 1.7% 1.8% 1.6%
% of total state charges 27.9% 28.1% 29.4% 31.6% 29.7% 31.5% 31.1% 30.3% 33.3% 34.0% 36.1% 37.8%
Age 379 448 429 446 375 385 369 437 400 388 348 262
% of US Age charges 1.7% 1.9% 1.8% 2.0% 1.8% 1.9% 1.8% 2.1% 2.2% 2.3% 2.2% 1.8%
% of total state charges 26.9% 26.6% 23.3% 24.2% 22.5% 23.9% 23.7% 23.1% 24.8% 25.4% 23.5% 21.9%
Disability 373 444 475 463 504 416 451 583 510 513 481 481
% of US Disability charges 1.7% 1.8% 1.8% 1.8% 1.9% 1.6% 1.8% 2.1% 1.9% 2.1% 2.0% 2.0%
% of total state charges 26.5% 26.3% 25.8% 25.8% 30.3% 25.8% 29.0% 30.8% 31.7% 33.6% 32.5% 40.2%
Equal Pay Act 7 13 11 11 14 11 14 13 16 20 30 15
% of US EPA charges 0.7% 1.2% 1.2% 1.0% 1.4% 1.2% 1.5% 1.2% 1.6% 1.9% 2.7% 1.5%
% of total state charges 0.5% 0.8% 0.6% 0.6% 0.8% 0.7% 0.9% 0.7% 1.0% 1.3% 2.0% 1.3%
GINA* 0 5 6 4 2 4 4 2 1 2 5 7
% of US GINA charges 0.0% 2.5% 2.4% 1.4% 0.6% 1.2% 1.2% 0.8% 0.5% 0.9% 2.4% 1.6%
% of total state charges 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%

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