The EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 report is a manda­to­ry annu­al data col­lec­tion that requires all pri­vate sec­tor employ­ers with 100 or more employ­ees, and fed­er­al con­trac­tors with 50 or more employ­ees meet­ing cer­tain cri­te­ria, to sub­mit demo­graph­ic work­force data, includ­ing data by race/ethnicity, sex and job cat­e­gories.  The fil­ing by eli­gi­ble employ­ers of the EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 Report is required under sec­tion 709© of Title VII of the Civ­il Rights Act of 1964, as amend­ed, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e‑8©, and 29 CFR 1602.7-.14 and 41 CFR 60–1.7(a).  Employ­ers can find addi­tion­al eli­gi­bil­i­ty infor­ma­tion at

Update: New Fil­ing Dead­line for 2019 and 2020 EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 Data Collection

The dead­line to sub­mit and cer­ti­fy 2019 and 2020 EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 data HAS BEEN CHANGED.  The new fil­ing dead­line is NOW Mon­day, August 23, 2021. After delay­ing the open­ing of the 2019 EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 data col­lec­tion because of the COVID-19 pub­lic health emer­gency, the EEOC announced the open­ing of the 2019 and 2020 EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 data col­lec­tion on April 26, 2021.  Fil­ers should vis­it for addi­tion­al information.

Fil­ers should vis­it the new­ly launched EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 web­site at for the lat­est fil­ing updates and addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion.  By vis­it­ing the Fil­er Sup­port Cen­ter locat­ed at, fil­ers can request assis­tance as well as find help­ful resources, includ­ing fact sheets and FAQs.

Eli­gi­ble employ­ers that have not received a 2019 and 2020 EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 noti­fi­ca­tion let­ter via U.S. mail should con­tact the EEOC’s Fil­er Sup­port Team at [email protected] for assis­tance.  Employ­ers that have received the noti­fi­ca­tion let­ter, may now cre­ate user accounts using the “Com­pa­ny ID” and “Pass­code” pro­vid­ed in the noti­fi­ca­tion letter.

Once a user account is cre­at­ed, there are two dif­fer­ent ways to file the 2019 and 2020 EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 Report(s):

  1. ONLINE FORM (avail­able begin­ning Mon­day, April 26, 2021)
    Fil­ers may enter their data into a secure data entry form via the EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 Online Fil­ing Sys­tem at
  2. DATA FILE UPLOAD (avail­able begin­ning Wednes­day, May 26, 2021)
    Fil­ers may upload data files through the EEO‑1 Com­po­nent 1 Online Fil­ing Sys­tem. The for­mat of the uploaded data file(s) must fol­low the file layout(s) set forth in the EEOC-approved spec­i­fi­ca­tions avail­able begin­ning Wednes­day, May 26, 2021 at

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