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Table A - Minority employment in daily newspapers

Newsroom census main page | Minority percentages at participating organizations

Projections based on responses to annual employment census
(numbers rounded)
  Total
Work Force
Minorities In
Work Force
% Minorities In
Work Force
1978 43,000 1,700 3.95
1979 45,000 1,900 4.22
1980 47,000 2,300 4.89
1981 45,500 2,400 5.27
1982 49,000 2,700 5.51
1983 50,000 2,800 5.60
1984 50,400 2,900 5.75
1985 53,800 3,100 5.76
1986 54,000 3,400 6.30
1987 54,700 3,600 6.56
1988 55,300 3,900 7.02
1989 56,200 4,200 7.54
1990 56,900 4,500 7.86
1991 55,700 4,900 8.72
1992 54,500 5,100 9.39
1993 53,600 5,500 10.25
1994 53,700 5,600 10.49
1995 53,800 5,900 10.91
1996 55,000 6,100 11.02
1997 54,000 6,100 11.35
1998 54,700 6,300 11.46
1999 55,100 6,400 11.55
2000 56,200 6,700 11.85
2001 56,400 6,600 11.64
2002 54,400 6,600 12.07
2003 54,700 6,900 12.53
2004 54,200 7,000 12.95
2005 54,100 7,300 13.42
2006 53,600 7,400 13.73
2007 55,000 7,400 13.43
2008 52,600 7,100 13.52
2009 46,700 6,300 13.41
2010 41,500 5,500 13.26
2011 41,600 5,300 12.79
2012 40,600 5,000 12.32
2013 38,000 4,700 12.37