President Trump’s Cabinet Is The “Most White And Male” First Cabinet In 37 Years
Out of 24 Cabinet positions in the first cabinet of the Trump administration:
- 21 of those positions are white (88%), compared to 61% of the U.S. population being white (non-hispanic). 3 cabinet positions are non-white (13%).
- 4 cabinet positions are women (17%) , compared to 51% of the U.S. population being women
- This is the least diverse first cabinet for any president in 37 years.
Lee, Jasmine. “Trump’s Cabinet So Far Is More White and Male Than Any First Cabinet Since Reagan’s.” NY Times. NY Times, 23 Jan. 2017. Web. 23 Jan. 2017.