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)
Aug.
2015
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016
Aug.
2016

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

39,737 40,732 40,825 39,737 40,474 40,558 40,646 40,732 40,825

Civilian labor force

26,078 26,981 27,007 26,076 26,595 26,510 26,675 26,785 26,987

Participation rate

65.6 66.2 66.2 65.6 65.7 65.4 65.6 65.8 66.1

Employed

24,344 25,463 25,483 24,347 24,960 25,032 25,136 25,347 25,468

Employment-population ratio

61.3 62.5 62.4 61.3 61.7 61.7 61.8 62.2 62.4

Unemployed

1,734 1,518 1,524 1,729 1,636 1,478 1,539 1,438 1,519

Unemployment rate

6.6 5.6 5.6 6.6 6.1 5.6 5.8 5.4 5.6

Not in labor force

13,659 13,752 13,818 13,661 13,878 14,048 13,971 13,947 13,838

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,361 14,900 14,912 14,357 14,685 14,598 14,751 14,842 14,897

Participation rate

80.2 81.2 81.0 80.1 80.5 79.8 80.5 80.8 80.9

Employed

13,662 14,242 14,252 13,595 13,949 13,956 14,095 14,141 14,184

Employment-population ratio

76.3 77.6 77.4 75.9 76.5 76.3 76.9 77.0 77.1

Unemployed

699 658 660 761 736 642 656 701 713

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.4 4.4 5.3 5.0 4.4 4.4 4.7 4.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,537 10,747 10,903 10,604 10,744 10,667 10,750 10,797 10,957

Participation rate

58.2 57.8 58.5 58.5 58.2 57.6 58.0 58.1 58.8

Employed

9,760 10,136 10,238 9,864 10,041 10,058 10,067 10,226 10,322

Employment-population ratio

53.9 54.5 54.9 54.5 54.4 54.3 54.3 55.0 55.4

Unemployed

777 611 665 740 703 609 683 571 635

Unemployment rate

7.4 5.7 6.1 7.0 6.5 5.7 6.4 5.3 5.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,180 1,334 1,193 1,116 1,166 1,244 1,175 1,146 1,133

Participation rate

31.8 35.3 31.5 30.1 31.0 33.0 31.1 30.3 29.9

Employed

922 1,085 994 888 969 1,017 974 980 963

Employment-population ratio

24.9 28.7 26.2 23.9 25.8 27.0 25.8 25.9 25.4

Unemployed

258 249 199 227 196 227 201 166 170

Unemployment rate

21.8 18.7 16.7 20.4 16.8 18.3 17.1 14.5 15.0

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: September 02, 2016