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  • 05.20.16

Silicon Valley still less diverse than the U.S. work force, study finds

In the tech sector (which includes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), 68.5% of workers were white compared to 63.5% of workers in the private sector overall in 2014, according to a new report released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission:

• About 14% of workers were Asian-Americans, compared to 5.8% in private industry. 

• About 7.4% of workers were African-American, who made up 13.2% of the population.

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