Table A-3. Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-3. Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
Mar.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

39,323 40,302 40,386 39,323 40,005 40,090 40,215 40,302 40,386

Civilian labor force

25,991 26,528 26,709 26,088 26,225 26,270 26,451 26,642 26,782

Participation rate

66.1 65.8 66.1 66.3 65.6 65.5 65.8 66.1 66.3

Employed

24,177 24,967 25,183 24,317 24,543 24,614 24,893 25,193 25,289

Employment-population ratio

61.5 61.9 62.4 61.8 61.3 61.4 61.9 62.5 62.6

Unemployed

1,814 1,561 1,526 1,771 1,682 1,655 1,558 1,449 1,493

Unemployment rate

7.0 5.9 5.7 6.8 6.4 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.6

Not in labor force

13,332 13,774 13,677 13,235 13,780 13,821 13,764 13,660 13,604

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,407 14,639 14,759 14,461 14,377 14,454 14,590 14,705 14,799

Participation rate

81.3 80.6 81.1 81.6 79.7 79.9 80.5 80.9 81.3

Employed

13,519 13,834 13,995 13,624 13,601 13,659 13,878 14,018 14,085

Employment-population ratio

76.3 76.1 76.9 76.9 75.4 75.6 76.5 77.2 77.4

Unemployed

888 806 764 836 776 795 712 688 714

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.5 5.2 5.8 5.4 5.5 4.9 4.7 4.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,453 10,754 10,836 10,445 10,754 10,646 10,649 10,742 10,814

Participation rate

58.4 58.5 58.8 58.3 59.0 58.2 58.0 58.4 58.7

Employed

9,748 10,163 10,226 9,757 10,031 9,978 10,022 10,167 10,218

Employment-population ratio

54.4 55.3 55.5 54.5 55.0 54.6 54.6 55.3 55.5

Unemployed

705 591 610 687 723 668 627 576 596

Unemployment rate

6.7 5.5 5.6 6.6 6.7 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.5

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,131 1,135 1,115 1,183 1,095 1,170 1,212 1,194 1,168

Participation rate

30.6 30.3 29.7 32.0 29.4 31.3 32.5 31.9 31.1

Employed

909 970 962 935 912 977 994 1,008 986

Employment-population ratio

24.6 25.9 25.6 25.3 24.5 26.2 26.6 26.9 26.3

Unemployed

222 165 153 248 183 193 218 186 182

Unemployment rate

19.6 14.5 13.7 20.9 16.7 16.5 18.0 15.6 15.6

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

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.

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Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016