CPCUS ociety Diversity Status Mar2011 by Tqurg9

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									                                        Diversity Trends:
                   The U.S. Private Sector vs. Finance and Insurance Industry


                              U.S. Private Sector Employment by Gender
               80%
                                69%
                                              62%
                                                         54%           53%
               60%                                                               52%     52%     52%




               40%                                                                       48%     49%
                                                          46%                    48%
                                                                       47%
                                              38%
                                31%
               20%



                0%
                             1966          1976          1986         1996      2006     2007    2009
             Men          68.8%            61.6%      53.9%           52.6%     51.6%    51.6%   51.6%
             Women        31.2%            38.4%      46.1%           47.4%     48.4%    48.4%   48.5%



For the private sector overall, the participation rate for women rose from 31.2 percent to 48.5 percent
between 1966 and 2009, a 17.3 percentage point increase over four decades.


                        U.S. Private Sector Employment by Race/Ethnicity
                   100%
                                       89%         85%      80%
                                                                         74%
                     80%                                                          68%     67%
                                                                                                  66%

                     60%


                     40%

                                                                                                  34%
                     20%                                                          32%     33%
                                                                         26%
                                                   16%          20%
                                       11%
                        0%
                                    1966       1976        1986         1996      2006    2007   2009
             Non-Minority       88.8%         84.5%        79.6%        74.4%    68.0%   66.8%   65.9%
             Minority           11.2%         15.5%        20.4%        25.6%    32.0%   33.2%   34.1%



The rate of minority employment (African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, and American Indians) more
than tripled over the same period, from 11.2 percent in 1966 to 34.1% in 2009.
                    U.S. Finance & Insurance Industry Employment of Women (vs. Total
                                              Private Sector)
            100%


             80%

                      63%          62%            61%           61%           60%            60%
             60%
                            48%          48%            49%           48%           48%            49%

             40%


             20%


              0%
                       2003          2004          2005           2006          2007          2009
         Industry     62.6%          61.9%         61.3%         60.8%         60.4%          60.2%
         Total        48.3%          48.4%         48.5%         48.4%         48.4%          48.5%



The finance and insurance industry is one of the top three U.S. private sector industries with the highest
employment rates of women. (Health care and social assistance, and education services complete the
top three list). However, the female share of overall employment in the finance and insurance industry
has slipped steadily since 2003.


                 U.S. Finance & Insurance Industry Employment of Minorities (vs. Total
                                            Private Sector)
             50%


             40%
                                                                                    34%           34%
                           30%           31%            31%           32%
             30%                                                              29%           28%
                     26%           26%           27%            28%


             20%


             10%


              0%
                       2003          2004          2005           2006          2007          2009
         Industry     25.9%          26.3%         26.9%         27.8%         28.5%          28.3%
         Total        29.9%          30.5%         31.3%         32.0%         34.0%          34.1%




The finance and insurance industry lags the overall private sector economy in terms of the employment of
minorities.

Data Sources:
- U.S. Private Sector and Finance & Insurance Industry Statistics: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity
    Commission, Employer Information Reports (EEO-1 Single and Consolidated Reports).

								
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