Statistician statistics: gender, race, ethnicity
New data from the American Community Survey on race, ethnicity, and gender balance in science/technology employment.
Almost exactly 50% of statisticians are women, quite different from the situation in a lot of mathematical and computational sciences
but under-representation of minorities is just as bad in stats as everywhere else.
Thomas Lumley (@tslumley) is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. His research interests include semiparametric models, survey sampling, statistical computing, foundations of statistics, and whatever methodological problems his medical collaborators come up with. He also blogs at Biased and Inefficient See all posts by Thomas Lumley »