Of the 148 individuals charged under the China Initiative, 130 of them — or 88% — are of Chinese heritage. 16 (or 11%) are Caucasian, African or African American, or other Asian, and two others' backgrounds (1.4%) could not be determined.
Donut chart showing the percentage of China Initiative defendants of Chinese heritage. 88% of 148 individuals are of Chinese heritage. 11% are of non-Chinese heritage, and 1.4% are of unknown heritage.
"Chinese heritage" includes individuals of any citizenship, including American, PRC, and third countries like Canada and the UK, that trace their ancestry to China. Data current as of December 1 2021.