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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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 origin Puerto Rican origin Cuban origin
2010 2011 2010 2011 2010 2011 2010 2011

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

33,713 34,438 21,267 21,519 3,110 3,201 1,549 1,533

Civilian labor force

22,748 22,898 14,403 14,360 1,906 1,893 970 976

Participation rate

67.5 66.5 67.7 66.7 61.3 59.2 62.6 63.6

Employed

19,906 20,269 12,622 12,697 1,612 1,627 850 867

Employment-population ratio

59.0 58.9 59.4 59.0 51.8 50.8 54.9 56.5

Unemployed

2,843 2,629 1,781 1,663 293 266 120 109

Unemployment rate

12.5 11.5 12.4 11.6 15.4 14.1 12.4 11.2

Not in labor force

10,964 11,540 6,864 7,159 1,204 1,307 579 558

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

17,359 17,753 11,208 11,321 1,522 1,533 759 772

Civilian labor force

13,511 13,576 8,896 8,841 1,009 964 540 551

Participation rate

77.8 76.5 79.4 78.1 66.3 62.9 71.2 71.4

Employed

11,800 12,049 7,800 7,850 835 822 470 484

Employment-population ratio

68.0 67.9 69.6 69.3 54.9 53.7 62.0 62.7

Unemployed

1,711 1,527 1,096 991 174 141 70 67

Unemployment rate

12.7 11.2 12.3 11.2 17.3 14.7 12.9 12.2

Not in labor force

3,849 4,177 2,312 2,480 513 569 219 221

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

15,693 15,941 10,087 10,096 1,346 1,362 711 721

Civilian labor force

12,958 13,030 8,513 8,452 958 920 524 538

Participation rate

82.6 81.7 84.4 83.7 71.1 67.5 73.7 74.6

Employed

11,438 11,685 7,547 7,592 803 793 458 474

Employment-population ratio

72.9 73.3 74.8 75.2 59.7 58.2 64.5 65.8

Unemployed

1,519 1,345 967 859 154 127 66 63

Unemployment rate

11.7 10.3 11.4 10.2 16.1 13.8 12.5 11.8

Not in labor force

2,735 2,911 1,573 1,644 389 442 187 183

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,354 16,685 10,059 10,198 1,588 1,668 790 761

Civilian labor force

9,238 9,322 5,507 5,519 896 930 430 424

Participation rate

56.5 55.9 54.7 54.1 56.4 55.7 54.4 55.8

Employed

8,106 8,220 4,822 4,848 777 805 379 383

Employment-population ratio

49.6 49.3 47.9 47.5 48.9 48.2 48.0 50.3

Unemployed

1,132 1,102 685 672 119 125 50 42

Unemployment rate

12.3 11.8 12.4 12.2 13.3 13.5 11.7 9.8

Not in labor force

7,116 7,363 4,552 4,679 692 738 360 337

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

14,776 15,090 9,008 9,110 1,434 1,513 749 726

Civilian labor force

8,789 8,902 5,207 5,227 853 893 419 415

Participation rate

59.5 59.0 57.8 57.4 59.5 59.0 55.9 57.2

Employed

7,788 7,918 4,609 4,638 747 782 370 375

Employment-population ratio

52.7 52.5 51.2 50.9 52.1 51.7 49.4 51.6

Unemployed

1,001 984 597 589 106 111 49 40

Unemployment rate

11.4 11.1 11.5 11.3 12.4 12.4 11.6 9.6

Not in labor force

5,987 6,187 3,802 3,883 581 620 331 311

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,243 3,407 2,173 2,313 329 326 88 87

Civilian labor force

1,002 965 684 681 95 81 27 23

Participation rate

30.9 28.3 31.5 29.4 28.8 24.8 30.4 26.3

Employed

680 665 466 467 62 52 21 17

Employment-population ratio

21.0 19.5 21.5 20.2 18.7 16.0 23.7 20.1

Unemployed

322 300 217 214 33 29 6 5

Unemployment rate

32.2 31.1 31.8 31.4 35.2 35.7 - -

Not in labor force

2,242 2,442 1,489 1,632 234 245 61 64

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: March 1, 2012