Four Fast Facts

Asian American and Pacific Islander Representation in Energy & Engineering

We’re celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with this week’s edition of Four Fast Facts from Fast Site Survey!

  • 16.6% of Mechanical Engineers in the US are Asian American – which is over twice their representation in the population overall.

  • Multiple Pacific Island nations (including Samoa and the Cook Islands) have a goal to transition to 100% renewable energy during this decade.

  • Asian Americans represent 5.9% of all employees in the North American commercial real estate industry.

  • There are 17,917 contracting firms owned by Asian Americans in the US – second most among minority groups.