U.S. women in computing-related occupations 2007-2019, by ethnicity

In 2019, women of color accounted for approximately 11 percent of the computing and mathematical workforce in the United States. Women in total made up about 27.3 percent of persons employed in these occupations.

Percentage of employed women in computing-related occupations in the United States from 2007 to 2019, by ethnicity

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Release date

March 2020


United States

Survey time period

2007 to 2019

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

Computer and mathematical occupations include computer and mathematical occupations, computer systems analyst, information security analysts, computer programmers, software developers for applications and systems software, web developers, computer support specialists, database administrators, network and computer systems administrators, computer network architects, actuaries, mathematicians, operations research analysts, statisticians and miscellaneous mathematical science and computer occupations.

In 2007, data is taken from Table Four. From 2008 to 2010, data is taken from Table Five. From 2011 to 2017, data is taken from Table Seven. Racial ethnic categories do not add to the total because people who identify as Hispanic/Latino can be of any race. Therefore, all individuals represented in the Hispanic/Latina category above are also counted as white, Black, or Asian/Pacific Islander.

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