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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
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

42,734 43,507 26,031 26,251 3,938 3,941 1,905 2,043

Civilian labor force

28,336 29,053 17,312 17,611 2,408 2,448 1,181 1,304

Participation rate

66.3 66.8 66.5 67.1 61.2 62.1 62.0 63.8

Employed

27,012 27,805 16,497 16,836 2,272 2,325 1,139 1,265

Employment-population ratio

63.2 63.9 63.4 64.1 57.7 59.0 59.8 62.0

Unemployed

1,323 1,248 815 775 136 124 41 39

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.3 4.7 4.4 5.7 5.0 3.5 3.0

Not in labor force

14,398 14,454 8,718 8,640 1,529 1,493 725 738

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

21,287 21,660 13,204 13,265 1,875 1,915 940 1,004

Civilian labor force

16,113 16,439 10,107 10,198 1,266 1,297 660 708

Participation rate

75.7 75.9 76.5 76.9 67.5 67.7 70.3 70.5

Employed

15,418 15,782 9,667 9,795 1,193 1,222 636 685

Employment-population ratio

72.4 72.9 73.2 73.8 63.6 63.8 67.7 68.3

Unemployed

695 657 439 403 73 75 24 22

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.0 4.3 4.0 5.8 5.8 3.6 3.2

Not in labor force

5,174 5,221 3,097 3,068 609 618 279 296

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,289 19,640 11,893 11,918 1,687 1,746 887 953

Civilian labor force

15,464 15,757 9,683 9,728 1,200 1,239 649 695

Participation rate

80.2 80.2 81.4 81.6 71.1 71.0 73.2 72.9

Employed

14,873 15,204 9,317 9,395 1,139 1,177 628 674

Employment-population ratio

77.1 77.4 78.3 78.8 67.5 67.4 70.8 70.7

Unemployed

591 553 366 333 61 62 21 21

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.5 3.8 3.4 5.1 5.0 3.3 3.0

Not in labor force

3,825 3,883 2,210 2,190 487 507 238 259

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

21,447 21,846 12,827 12,985 2,063 2,026 966 1,039

Civilian labor force

12,223 12,614 7,205 7,413 1,142 1,151 520 596

Participation rate

57.0 57.7 56.2 57.1 55.4 56.8 53.9 57.4

Employed

11,594 12,023 6,830 7,041 1,080 1,102 503 580

Employment-population ratio

54.1 55.0 53.2 54.2 52.3 54.4 52.1 55.8

Unemployed

628 591 376 372 63 49 17 16

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.7 5.2 5.0 5.5 4.2 3.3 2.7

Not in labor force

9,224 9,232 5,621 5,573 920 875 446 442

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,507 19,877 11,529 11,696 1,904 1,874 918 977

Civilian labor force

11,592 12,012 6,767 7,003 1,091 1,103 511 582

Participation rate

59.4 60.4 58.7 59.9 57.3 58.9 55.6 59.6

Employed

11,045 11,516 6,446 6,696 1,036 1,064 493 567

Employment-population ratio

56.6 57.9 55.9 57.3 54.4 56.8 53.7 58.1

Unemployed

547 497 320 306 54 39 17 15

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.1 4.7 4.4 5.0 3.5 3.4 2.6

Not in labor force

7,915 7,865 4,762 4,693 813 770 408 394

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,938 3,989 2,609 2,637 346 321 100 112

Civilian labor force

1,280 1,283 863 880 118 106 21 27

Participation rate

32.5 32.2 33.1 33.4 34.0 32.9 21.1 23.9

Employed

1,094 1,085 734 745 97 84 18 24

Employment-population ratio

27.8 27.2 28.1 28.3 28.0 26.0 18.4 21.5

Unemployed

186 198 129 135 21 22 3 3

Unemployment rate

14.5 15.4 14.9 15.4 17.5 20.7 - -

Not in labor force

2,658 2,706 1,746 1,757 229 216 79 85

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, 2020