Apple has revealed new company data showing increased diversity inside the workforce.
The company has provided a new report on diversity and inclusion. Apple’s last update on the workforce was back in 2018.
Apple’s Vice President of Inclusion & Diversity said that:
“Inclusion and diversity are cornerstones of the global Apple community. We’re proud of the foundation we’ve built and clear-eyed about the challenges that remain. Together, we’re committed to continuing this journey with humility and resolve.”
According to Apple, there is an increased percentage of employees with underrepresented communities, 64%. Whites make up 47% of the workforce a drop of 3% since 2018, with Asians making up 27%, Hispanic/Latinx 14%, Blacks 9%, Multiracial groups 3%, and only 1% Indigenous people.
Cupertino has also been hiring more women, 34% of the workforce being female, with the 66% left is male, the company also said that since 2018, 42% of new hires have been female.
Apple has also been bringing new employees and hiring from inside to increase inclusive leadership, in 2020 43% of open leadership roles and 29% of research & development (R&D) roles were from underrepresented communities.