If you’ve been promoted the last go around, congratulations. If your name was not on that list last year, you most probably have seen the published stats already. If you are just joining the Service or looking to join, you might be interested in the conal promotion stats. If you’re wondering if the pyramid shrinks at the top, yes it does. Take a look.
Foreign Service 2009 Promotion Statistics | Extracted from State Mag April 2010 http://d1.scribdassets.com/ScribdViewer.swf?document_id=31778335&access_key=key-10pv7duqvilj5rwx5fuz&page=1&viewMode=list