HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
6. Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex, age, and detailed ethnic group
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
Total(1) Mexican Puerto Rican Cuban
2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

34,438 36,759 21,519 22,716 3,201 3,462 1,533 1,702

Civilian labor force

22,898 24,391 14,360 15,128 1,893 2,090 976 1,102

Participation rate

66.5 66.4 66.7 66.6 59.2 60.4 63.6 64.7

Employed

20,269 21,878 12,697 13,552 1,627 1,830 867 994

Employment-population ratio

58.9 59.5 59.0 59.7 50.8 52.9 56.5 58.4

Unemployed

2,629 2,514 1,663 1,577 266 260 109 108

Unemployment rate

11.5 10.3 11.6 10.4 14.1 12.4 11.2 9.8

Not in labor force

11,540 12,368 7,159 7,588 1,307 1,372 558 601

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

17,753 18,434 11,321 11,639 1,533 1,631 772 842

Civilian labor force

13,576 14,026 8,841 9,024 964 1,065 551 579

Participation rate

76.5 76.1 78.1 77.5 62.9 65.3 71.4 68.9

Employed

12,049 12,643 7,850 8,137 822 926 484 525

Employment-population ratio

67.9 68.6 69.3 69.9 53.7 56.8 62.7 62.4

Unemployed

1,527 1,383 991 887 141 140 67 55

Unemployment rate

11.2 9.9 11.2 9.8 14.7 13.1 12.2 9.4

Not in labor force

4,177 4,408 2,480 2,615 569 565 221 262

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,941 16,555 10,096 10,375 1,362 1,470 721 790

Civilian labor force

13,030 13,407 8,452 8,587 920 1,021 538 565

Participation rate

81.7 81.0 83.7 82.8 67.5 69.4 74.6 71.5

Employed

11,685 12,212 7,592 7,835 793 902 474 512

Employment-population ratio

73.3 73.8 75.2 75.5 58.2 61.4 65.8 64.8

Unemployed

1,345 1,195 859 751 127 119 63 53

Unemployment rate

10.3 8.9 10.2 8.7 13.8 11.6 11.8 9.3

Not in labor force

2,911 3,149 1,644 1,788 442 449 183 225

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,685 18,324 10,198 11,078 1,668 1,831 761 861

Civilian labor force

9,322 10,365 5,519 6,105 930 1,025 424 522

Participation rate

55.9 56.6 54.1 55.1 55.7 55.9 55.8 60.7

Employed

8,220 9,235 4,848 5,414 805 904 383 469

Employment-population ratio

49.3 50.4 47.5 48.9 48.2 49.4 50.3 54.5

Unemployed

1,102 1,130 672 690 125 120 42 53

Unemployment rate

11.8 10.9 12.2 11.3 13.5 11.7 9.8 10.1

Not in labor force

7,363 7,959 4,679 4,973 738 807 337 339

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,090 16,548 9,110 9,883 1,513 1,664 726 809

Civilian labor force

8,902 9,853 5,227 5,763 893 973 415 505

Participation rate

59.0 59.5 57.4 58.3 59.0 58.4 57.2 62.4

Employed

7,918 8,858 4,638 5,166 782 864 375 457

Employment-population ratio

52.5 53.5 50.9 52.3 51.7 51.9 51.6 56.5

Unemployed

984 995 589 597 111 109 40 48

Unemployment rate

11.1 10.1 11.3 10.4 12.4 11.2 9.6 9.4

Not in labor force

6,187 6,695 3,883 4,119 620 692 311 304

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,407 3,656 2,313 2,459 326 328 87 104

Civilian labor force

965 1,131 681 778 81 97 23 32

Participation rate

28.3 30.9 29.4 31.7 24.8 29.5 26.3 30.8

Employed

665 808 467 550 52 64 17 25

Employment-population ratio

19.5 22.1 20.2 22.4 16.0 19.5 20.1 23.8

Unemployed

300 324 214 228 29 33 5 7

Unemployment rate

31.1 28.6 31.4 29.3 35.7 34.0 - -

Not in labor force

2,442 2,524 1,632 1,680 245 231 64 72

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons of Central or South American origin and of other Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, not shown separately.

NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 35,000).

Last Modified Date: February 5, 2013