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AdvisorSmith's Finds the Industries with the Most Diverse Workforce

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Some of the most diverse industries were in transportation and logistics, internet publishing, and online retail.

NEW YORK - eTradeWire -- AdvisorSmith, a leading resource that produces original research on small businesses and the economy, released a study that found the top 25 most ethnoracially diverse industries in America.

AThe study used data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to examine 278 industries. It analyzed the composition of the workforce in the four ethnoracial categories: White, Black or African American, Asian, and Hispanic and Latino origin. From the analysis, AdvisorSmith assigned each industry a diversity score based on the percentage of workers who identified with each category.

The most diverse industry was the taxi and limousine industry, which also includes rideshare drivers. In the U.S., there are 703,000 employed taxi, rideshare, and limousine drivers. Drivers in the industry identified as 25 percent White, 29 percent Black or African American, 15 percent Asian, and 23 percent Hispanic or Latino.

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"Many employers believe that diversity in the workplace has many positive benefits, such as being able to have a variety of perspectives which may increase creativity," said Adrian Mak, CEO, AdvisorSmith. "We created this study to highlight the industries that employ people from diverse backgrounds."

To see the top 25 industry, their details, and the rest of the study, visit https://advisorsmith.com/data/most-diverse-industries-in-the-u-s.

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