The ethnicity chart totals under 100 because datasets did not present their distributions in a uniform manner - for reference clarity: our chart has omitted fields not populated by each company’s individual report.
We’ve included these data plots because of the inconsistencies of how each company defines their value qualifiers and populates their respective charts - making it difficult to incorporate them together on a single, easy-to-read chart.
What we have found comparing these two datasets is that self-identifying white males are still over represented in the most recent overall workforce distribution reports.
The Essential Read is deft at synthesizing the data into digestible prose and also includes a 2014/2019 comparison in their charts, ostensibly from the same dataset we accessed.
As the industry continues to move forward on the Diversity and Inclusion fronts, the self-reporting of companies as well as external organization is integral to the accountability of these measures.
The official reports vary greatly in length, density, value qualifiers, and datasets making comparative conclusions incredibly difficult to conceptualize.
However, if seeing the numbers and diving through these reports sounds like a good ol’ time, you’ll find the reports linked near the bottom of the newsletter.