Comparing PBS guest demographics to census

The census quick facts can be found here, and the FAIR study (from 2006) can be found here.

Some findings:

  • Male guests outnumbered women guests 82-18 on PBS; Women outnumber men 50.8-49.2 in America
  • African-American guests were nine percent of U.S. sources; African-Americans make up 13% of the American population
  • Latino guests were only two percent of U.S. sources; Hispanic or Latinos areĀ 16.9% of the American population
  • Asian-Americans made up one percent of U.S. sources; they account for 5.1% of the American population
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