ERIC Number: ED074248
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Preliminary Report of Minority Group Employment in the Federal Government 1969.
Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC.
Highlighted in this document are the statistical findings of a survey of minorities employed in federal agencies as of 1969, and a summary of program changes which have resulted since 1967. Findings from the survey include: (1) minority groups as a whole comprise 19.2 percent of the full time federal civilian work force in the United States, (2) approximately 36 percent of all minority group employees are under the General Schedule or a similar pay system, (3) the minority group employees are concentrated in the lower income brackets of each pay system, (4) of the 501,000 minority employees on the rolls on November 30, 1969, almost 495,000 (98.8 percent) were located in the United States, (5) nearly a fourth of all federal employees in the United States and about 30 percent of those belonging to a minority group are located either in the central office area or the Philadelphia region, (6) minority group employees hold about 24 percent of the federal civilian jobs in standard metropolitan statistical areas, and (7) the five largest federal departments and two largest independent agencies employ the majority of the minority civilian work force. Tables containing more explicit information are appended. (Author/SN)
Descriptors: Employment, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Statistics, Federal Government, Minority Groups, Occupational Surveys, Statistical Data
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (CS1.48:SM70-69A, $0.75)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC.