Pew Research CenterJune 27, 2016

Black U.S. Cabinet members

Administration Cabinet positions held by blacks Johnson 8% Nixon, term 1 0% Nixon, term 2 0% Ford 8% Carter 7% Reagan, term 1 7% Reagan, term 2 7% G.H.W. Bush 7% Clinton, term 1 27% Clinton, term 2 20% G.W. Bush, term 1 19% G.W. Bush, term 2 13% Obama, term 1 6% Obama, term […]

Pew Research CenterJune 27, 2016

Black U.S. House members, 1965-2015

Date Black U.S. representatives 1965 6 1967 6 1969 10 1971 12 1973 15 1975 16 1977 16 1979 16 1981 18 1983 21 1985 20 1987 22 1989 24 1991 27 1993 39 1995 41 1997 39 1999 37 2001 37 2003 38 2005 40 2007 44 2009 39 2011 43 2013 42 2015 […]

Pew Research CenterJanuary 14, 2015

Women in the U.S. Cabinet

Administration Women Johnson 0 Nixon, term 1 0 Nixon, term 2 N/A Ford 5% Carter 11% Reagan, term 1 18% Reagan, term 2 18% G.H.W. Bush 18% Clinton, term 1 32% Clinton, term 2 41% G.W. Bush, term 1 19% G.W. Bush, term 2 24% Obama, term 1 30% Obama, term 2 35% Source: Center […]

Pew Research CenterJanuary 14, 2015

Women in the U.S. House, 1965-2015

Date Women in the U.S. House 1965 2.3% 1967 2.5% 1969 2.3% 1971 2.8% 1973 3.2% 1975 4.1% 1977 4.1% 1979 3.7% 1981 4.1% 1983 4.8% 1985 5.1% 1987 5.3% 1989 5.7% 1991 6.4% 1993 10.8% 1995 10.8% 1997 11.7% 1999 12.9% 2001 13.6% 2003 13.6% 2005 14.9% 2007 16.3% 2009 17.0% 2011 16.6% 2013 […]

Pew Research CenterJanuary 14, 2015

Women in State Legislatures, 1971-2015

Year Share of women in state legislatures 1971 4.5% 1973 5.6% 1975 8.0% 1977 9.1% 1979 10.3% 1981 12.1% 1983 13.3% 1985 14.8% 1987 15.7% 1989 17.0% 1991 18.3% 1993 20.5% 1995 20.6% 1997 21.6% 1998 21.8% 1999 22.4% 2000 22.5% 2001 22.4% 2002 22.7% 2003 22.4% 2004 22.5% 2005 22.7% 2006 22.8% 2007 23.5% […]

Pew Research CenterJanuary 14, 2015

Women CEOs in Fortune 500 companies, 1995-2014

Year Share of CEOs who are women 1995 0% 1996 0.2% 1997 0.4% 1998 0.4% 1999 0.4% 2000 0.4% 2001 0.8% 2002 1.2% 2003 1.4% 2004 1.6% 2005 1.8% 2006 2.0% 2007 2.4% 2008 2.4% 2009 3.0% 2010 3.0% 2011 2.4% 2012 3.6% 2013 4.0% 2014 5.2% Source: Catalyst Note: Based on the percentage of […]

Pew Research CenterJanuary 14, 2015

Women Fortune 500 Board Members, 1995-2013

Year Share of women who are board members 1995 9.6% 1996 10.2% 1997 10.6% 1998 11.1% 1999 11.2% 2000 11.7% 2001 12.4% 2003 13.6% 2005 14.7% 2006 14.6% 2007 14.8% 2008 15.2% 2009 15.2% 2010 15.7% 2011 16.1% 2012 16.6% 2013 16.9% Source: Catalyst Pew Research Center

Pew Research CenterJanuary 14, 2015

Women Governors, 1975-2015

Year Share of governors who are women 1975 2% 1976 2% 1977 4% 1978 4% 1979 4% 1980 4% 1981 0% 1982 0% 1983 0% 1984 2% 1985 4% 1986 4% 1987 6% 1988 6% 1989 6% 1990 6% 1991 6% 1992 6% 1993 6% 1994 8% 1995 2% 1996 2% 1997 4% 1998 6% […]

Pew Research CenterJanuary 13, 2015

Women College Presidents, 1986-2011

Year Share of college presidents who are women 1986 9.5% 1998 19.3% 2001 21.1% 2006 23.0% 2011 26.4% Source: American Council on Education, 2012, The American College President: 2012 Edition Note: Percentages are based on U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions. Pew Research Center

Pew Research CenterJanuary 12, 2015

Women in the U.S. Senate, 1965-2015

Date Women in the U.S. Senate 1965 2% 1967 1% 1969 1% 1971 1% 1973 0% 1975 0% 1977 0% 1979 1% 1981 2% 1983 2% 1985 2% 1987 2% 1989 2% 1991 2% 1993 6% 1995 9% 1997 9% 1999 9% 2001 12% 2003 14% 2005 14% 2007 16% 2009 17% 2011 17% 2013 […]