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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 Puerto Rican Cuban
2019 2020 2019 2020 2019 2020 2019 2020

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

43,507 44,182 26,251 26,393 3,941 4,019 2,043 2,086

Civilian labor force

29,053 28,970 17,611 17,278 2,448 2,491 1,304 1,303

Participation rate

66.8 65.6 67.1 65.5 62.1 62.0 63.8 62.5

Employed

27,805 25,952 16,836 15,568 2,325 2,200 1,265 1,181

Employment-population ratio

63.9 58.7 64.1 59.0 59.0 54.7 62.0 56.6

Unemployed

1,248 3,018 775 1,710 124 291 39 122

Unemployment rate

4.3 10.4 4.4 9.9 5.0 11.7 3.0 9.4

Not in labor force

14,454 15,213 8,640 9,116 1,493 1,527 738 783

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

21,660 21,981 13,265 13,279 1,915 1,957 1,004 1,063

Civilian labor force

16,439 16,455 10,198 10,021 1,297 1,311 708 756

Participation rate

75.9 74.9 76.9 75.5 67.7 67.0 70.5 71.1

Employed

15,782 14,857 9,795 9,093 1,222 1,146 685 691

Employment-population ratio

72.9 67.6 73.8 68.5 63.8 58.5 68.3 64.9

Unemployed

657 1,598 403 929 75 165 22 65

Unemployment rate

4.0 9.7 4.0 9.3 5.8 12.6 3.2 8.6

Not in labor force

5,221 5,527 3,068 3,258 618 646 296 308

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,640 19,950 11,918 11,932 1,746 1,784 953 1,014

Civilian labor force

15,757 15,783 9,728 9,564 1,239 1,252 695 747

Participation rate

80.2 79.1 81.6 80.2 71.0 70.2 72.9 73.7

Employed

15,204 14,333 9,395 8,731 1,177 1,104 674 685

Employment-population ratio

77.4 71.8 78.8 73.2 67.4 61.9 70.7 67.6

Unemployed

553 1,451 333 833 62 148 21 61

Unemployment rate

3.5 9.2 3.4 8.7 5.0 11.8 3.0 8.2

Not in labor force

3,883 4,167 2,190 2,367 507 532 259 267

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

21,846 22,201 12,985 13,114 2,026 2,062 1,039 1,022

Civilian labor force

12,614 12,515 7,413 7,257 1,151 1,180 596 547

Participation rate

57.7 56.4 57.1 55.3 56.8 57.2 57.4 53.5

Employed

12,023 11,095 7,041 6,475 1,102 1,054 580 490

Employment-population ratio

55.0 50.0 54.2 49.4 54.4 51.1 55.8 47.9

Unemployed

591 1,421 372 782 49 126 16 57

Unemployment rate

4.7 11.4 5.0 10.8 4.2 10.7 2.7 10.4

Not in labor force

9,232 9,686 5,573 5,858 875 882 442 475

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,877 20,215 11,696 11,786 1,874 1,901 977 973

Civilian labor force

12,012 11,884 7,003 6,826 1,103 1,118 582 541

Participation rate

60.4 58.8 59.9 57.9 58.9 58.8 59.6 55.6

Employed

11,516 10,593 6,696 6,131 1,064 1,005 567 486

Employment-population ratio

57.9 52.4 57.3 52.0 56.8 52.9 58.1 50.0

Unemployed

497 1,291 306 696 39 113 15 55

Unemployment rate

4.1 10.9 4.4 10.2 3.5 10.1 2.6 10.1

Not in labor force

7,865 8,332 4,693 4,960 770 783 394 432

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,989 4,017 2,637 2,676 321 334 112 100

Civilian labor force

1,283 1,303 880 887 106 121 27 15

Participation rate

32.2 32.4 33.4 33.2 32.9 36.4 23.9 15.1

Employed

1,085 1,026 745 706 84 92 24 9

Employment-population ratio

27.2 25.5 28.3 26.4 26.0 27.5 21.5 9.1

Unemployed

198 277 135 181 22 30 3 6

Unemployment rate

15.4 21.2 15.4 20.4 20.7 24.6 - -

Not in labor force

2,706 2,714 1,757 1,789 216 212 85 84

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: January 22, 2021