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)
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

38,203 39,323 39,405 38,203 38,839 39,165 39,244 39,323 39,405

Civilian labor force

25,028 25,991 26,092 25,159 25,644 26,047 25,962 26,087 26,167

Participation rate

65.5 66.1 66.2 65.9 66.0 66.5 66.2 66.3 66.4

Employed

23,343 24,177 24,443 23,268 23,988 24,305 24,238 24,319 24,354

Employment-population ratio

61.1 61.5 62.0 60.9 61.8 62.1 61.8 61.8 61.8

Unemployed

1,685 1,814 1,650 1,891 1,656 1,742 1,724 1,768 1,813

Unemployment rate

6.7 7.0 6.3 7.5 6.5 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.9

Not in labor force

13,175 13,332 13,312 13,044 13,196 13,118 13,282 13,236 13,237

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

13,869 14,407 14,442 13,926 14,264 14,479 14,465 14,465 14,484

Participation rate

80.3 81.3 81.3 80.6 81.1 82.1 81.8 81.6 81.6

Employed

13,080 13,519 13,646 13,047 13,507 13,647 13,601 13,627 13,614

Employment-population ratio

75.7 76.3 76.8 75.5 76.8 77.3 76.9 76.9 76.7

Unemployed

789 888 796 879 757 832 864 837 870

Unemployment rate

5.7 6.2 5.5 6.3 5.3 5.7 6.0 5.8 6.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,136 10,453 10,556 10,152 10,168 10,344 10,309 10,435 10,526

Participation rate

58.7 58.4 58.8 58.8 57.9 58.0 57.7 58.3 58.6

Employed

9,462 9,748 9,876 9,403 9,501 9,704 9,685 9,755 9,802

Employment-population ratio

54.8 54.4 55.0 54.4 54.1 54.4 54.2 54.5 54.6

Unemployed

674 705 680 749 667 640 625 680 725

Unemployment rate

6.6 6.7 6.4 7.4 6.6 6.2 6.1 6.5 6.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,023 1,131 1,094 1,081 1,211 1,224 1,187 1,187 1,157

Participation rate

28.0 30.6 29.6 29.6 32.9 33.2 32.2 32.2 31.3

Employed

801 909 920 818 980 954 952 937 938

Employment-population ratio

21.9 24.6 24.9 22.4 26.6 25.9 25.8 25.4 25.4

Unemployed

222 222 174 263 231 270 235 250 218

Unemployment rate

21.7 19.6 15.9 24.3 19.1 22.1 19.8 21.1 18.9

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: May 08, 2015