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)
May
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
May
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

39,483 40,474 40,558 39,483 40,215 40,302 40,386 40,474 40,558

Civilian labor force

26,179 26,530 26,535 26,132 26,451 26,642 26,782 26,595 26,510

Participation rate

66.3 65.5 65.4 66.2 65.8 66.1 66.3 65.7 65.4

Employed

24,521 25,036 25,163 24,377 24,893 25,193 25,289 24,960 25,032

Employment-population ratio

62.1 61.9 62.0 61.7 61.9 62.5 62.6 61.7 61.7

Unemployed

1,658 1,493 1,372 1,755 1,558 1,449 1,493 1,636 1,478

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.6 5.2 6.7 5.9 5.4 5.6 6.1 5.6

Not in labor force

13,304 13,944 14,023 13,351 13,764 13,660 13,604 13,878 14,048

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,505 14,656 14,616 14,470 14,590 14,705 14,799 14,685 14,598

Participation rate

81.5 80.3 79.9 81.3 80.5 80.9 81.3 80.5 79.8

Employed

13,676 13,985 14,016 13,613 13,878 14,018 14,085 13,949 13,956

Employment-population ratio

76.8 76.7 76.7 76.5 76.5 77.2 77.4 76.5 76.3

Unemployed

829 671 600 857 712 688 714 736 642

Unemployment rate

5.7 4.6 4.1 5.9 4.9 4.7 4.8 5.0 4.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,575 10,768 10,696 10,533 10,649 10,742 10,814 10,744 10,667

Participation rate

58.8 58.3 57.8 58.6 58.0 58.4 58.7 58.2 57.6

Employed

9,936 10,099 10,134 9,849 10,022 10,167 10,218 10,041 10,058

Employment-population ratio

55.2 54.7 54.8 54.8 54.6 55.3 55.5 54.4 54.3

Unemployed

639 670 562 684 627 576 596 703 609

Unemployment rate

6.0 6.2 5.3 6.5 5.9 5.4 5.5 6.5 5.7

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,099 1,105 1,223 1,129 1,212 1,194 1,168 1,166 1,244

Participation rate

29.7 29.4 32.5 30.5 32.5 31.9 31.1 31.0 33.0

Employed

910 952 1,014 915 994 1,008 986 969 1,017

Employment-population ratio

24.6 25.3 26.9 24.7 26.6 26.9 26.3 25.8 27.0

Unemployed

190 153 209 214 218 186 182 196 227

Unemployment rate

17.3 13.8 17.1 18.9 18.0 15.6 15.6 16.8 18.3

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: June 03, 2016