The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
TABLE A-3
Government Wide Employment of Workers in
GENERAL SCHEDULE AND RELATED (GSR) PAY SYSTEMS

2000CLF 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2008
TOTAL WORK FORCE 2,462,152 2,442,643 2,445,335 2,459,505 2,428,330 2,606,903 2,610,920 2,611,493 2,608,172   2,763,183
% of GSR Employees   50.74 50.82 51.58 52.88 49.30 49.62 54.60 54.26 50.70   46.97
GSR WORK FORCE*   1,239,323 1,242,737 1,268,656 1,284,048 1,285,322 1,295,555 1,425,499 1,416,901 1,322,332   1,297,866
%  OF MEN 53.20 52.07 51.91 51.71 51.33 50.95 50.61 51.10 51.38 51.00 50.60 656,755
% OF WOMEN 46.80 47.93 48.09 48.29 48.67 49.05 49.39 48.90 48.62 49.00 49.40 641,111
HISPANIC or LATINO (%) 10.70 6.61 6.75 6.93 7.06 7.24 7.44 7.36 7.50 7.76 8.00 103,886
%  OF MEN 6.20 3.33 3.41 3.52 3.63 3.76 3.88 3.89 4.00 4.21 4.35 56,454
% OF WOMEN 4.50 3.28 3.34 3.41 3.43 3.48 3.56 3.48 3.50 3.55 3.65 47,432
WHITE (%) 72.70 68.94 68.60 68.32 68.23 68.11 67.80 68.42 67.94 66.94 66.19 859,063
%  OF MEN 39.00 36.35 36.33 36.34 36.54 36.75 36.85 38.39 38.32 37.49 36.84 478,096
% OF WOMEN 33.70 32.59 32.27 31.97 31.69 31.37 30.95 30.03 29.62 29.44 29.35 380,967
BLACK or
AFRICAN AMERICAN (%) 
10.60 18.28 18.41 18.39 18.17 18.10 18.06 17.35 17.50 17.88 18.24 236,667
%  OF MEN 4.80 5.43 5.50 5.52 5.52 5.54 5.60 5.55 5.70 5.78 5.88 76,329
% OF WOMEN 5.80 12.85 12.91 12.86 12.65 12.55 12.47 11.80 11.80 12.09 12.35 160,338
ASIAN (%)** 3.60 4.08 4.14 4.24 4.39 4.43 4.60 4.90 4.88 4.97 4.91 63,674
%  OF MEN 1.90 2.02 2.04 2.09 2.16 2.19 2.27 2.52 2.50 2.55 2.49 32,376
% OF WOMEN 1.70 2.06 2.10 2.15 2.22 2.23 2.33 2.38 2.38 2.42 2.41 31,298
NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER(%) *** 0.20               0.15 0.18 0.21 2,732
%  OF MEN 0.10               0.07 0.09 0.10 1,349
% OF WOMEN 0.10               0.08 0.09 0.11 1,383
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE(%)
1.00 2.08 2.11 2.13 2.16 2.12 2.10 1.97 1.96 2.04 2.07 26,864
%  OF MEN 0.50 0.80 0.81 0.82 0.82 0.80 0.80 0.76 0.75 0.77 0.76 9,880
% OF WOMEN 0.50 1.28 1.30 1.31 1.34 1.31 1.30 1.21 1.21 1.27 1.31 16,984
TWO OR MORE RACES(%)*** 1.00               0.06 0.23 0.38 4,980
%  OF MEN 0.50               0.03 0.10 0.17 2,271
% OF WOMEN 0.50               0.03 0.12 0.21 2,709
INDIVIDUALS WITH TARGETED DISABILITIES(%) CLF not avaialable 1.24 1.24 1.21 1.18 1.16 1.18 1.05 1.01 1.04 1.03 13,430

*The remainder of the figures in this table include September 30, 2008 agency data as reported in CPDF, Department of State, and FERC.  Does not include data for AAFES, TVA, USPS, or intelligence gathering agencies. Percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding and the additional "Two or More Races" category in the 2000 Census Special EEO file.

** The numbers for 1997 - 2005 include totals for Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders.

*** Separate data first became available in 2006.


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