Google’s Worker Demographics: Principally White, Largely Male



Google released demographic data on its nearly 50,000 employees for the first time Wednesday.

The gist: Google employees are predominantly men (70%) and predominantly white (61%).

See also: ‘You’re Not A Princess’ Ad Campaign Pushes Female Empowerment

“Google is not where we want to be when it comes to diversity,” Laszlo Bock, Google’s senior vice-president of people operations, wrote in a blog post, “And it’s hard to address these kinds of challenges if you’re not prepared to discuss them openly, and with the facts.”

The gender data shared is global for all Google’s 50,000 employees, while the ethnicity data is strictly for the company’s U.S. employees. Overall, 70% of Google employees are male, and 91% of U.S. employees are either white or Asian. Google’s leadership is even less diverse: 79% of Google’s leadership is male, while 72% of its leadership is white Read more…

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