Demographics

Summary

The total National Institutes of Health (NIH) Workforce Demographics for second quarter fiscal year 2019 (Q2 FY19) data was downloaded from the nVision Human Resources Database on April 13, 2019. The data is current as of March 31, 2019. The NIH workforce is depicted by race and or ethnicity, sex and disability status.

Please note the data only includes information on full-time equivalent employees. Commissioned Corps, Advisory Council members, trainees, fellows, and contractors are excluded. Employees classified in the four racial groups (white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native) are all non-Hispanic. Employees classified as Hispanic may identify with any of the four racial categories. The race and ethnicity of employees is based on self-reported data.

There are four categories for disability status: Not Identified (employee chose not to disclose whether he/she has a disability); No Disability (employee reports he/she does not have a disability); Reportable Disability (employee reports some type of disability); and Targeted Disability (this is a subset of a reportable disability which includes severe disabilities such as total blindness, deafness, and missing extremities).

TOTAL NIH WORKFORCE DEMOGRAPHICS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019 SECOND QUARTER

(As of March 31, 2019)

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Race & Ethnicity

  • 57.0% White
  • 20.6% Black
  • 3.5% Hispanic
  • 18.3% Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native

Sex

  • Male: 7,139 total men equals 41.4% Men
  • Female: 10,112 total women equals 58.6% Women

Disability Status

  • 4.7% Not Identified
  • 88.1% No Disability
  • 7.3% Reportable Disability
  • 1.4% Targeted Disability

Targeted Disability is a subset of Reportable Disability.