2021 Update on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at BuzzFeed, Inc.
Here are the headlines from the 2021 Diversity and Pay Equity Report:The US employee population is more ethnically diverse in 2021 than last year. The population is 50.62% White, 12.66% Asian, 12.51% Black, 7.68% Latino/a/x or Hispanic, 5.05% Two or More Races, and 0.80% Other Groups (which includes American Indian or Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander).Gray Scalable’s independent pay equity analysis of BuzzFeed, Inc. employee compensation (US) found no evidence of pay inequality. This means that regardless of ethnicity or gender, employees of the same level, location, and job title get paid equitably.For the first time, we are able to report race/ethnicity information for the UK (London), our largest international office. The UK employee population is 43.18% White, 7.95% Asian, 9.09% Black, and 11.36% Two or More Races. The remaining 28.41% are undeclared. Due to the small population size and/or low data completion rates in our other offices, we cannot provide race/ethnicity data at this time.We continue to be a majority-female company. 58.77% of employees globally identify as female (more gender and gender identity data below).The percentage of global employees who identify as LGBTQ+ increased since last year. Today, 12.67%% of global employees identify as LGBTQ+, up from 9.50% in 2020.