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)
Dec.
2016
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,190 41,751 41,831 41,190 41,492 41,579 41,665 41,751 41,831

Civilian labor force

27,032 27,479 27,429 27,098 27,325 27,609 27,319 27,389 27,498

Participation rate

65.6 65.8 65.6 65.8 65.9 66.4 65.6 65.6 65.7

Employed

25,450 26,196 26,077 25,513 25,925 26,209 25,999 26,088 26,141

Employment-population ratio

61.8 62.7 62.3 61.9 62.5 63.0 62.4 62.5 62.5

Unemployed

1,582 1,283 1,352 1,586 1,400 1,400 1,321 1,301 1,356

Unemployment rate

5.9 4.7 4.9 5.9 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.9

Not in labor force

14,158 14,272 14,402 14,092 14,167 13,970 14,346 14,361 14,334

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,832 14,999 15,090 14,825 15,012 15,110 14,959 14,969 15,084

Participation rate

79.9 79.8 80.1 79.8 80.4 80.7 79.7 79.6 80.1

Employed

14,059 14,432 14,457 14,109 14,303 14,502 14,380 14,400 14,507

Employment-population ratio

75.7 76.8 76.7 76.0 76.6 77.5 76.7 76.6 77.0

Unemployed

773 567 634 716 709 608 579 569 577

Unemployment rate

5.2 3.8 4.2 4.8 4.7 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,062 11,314 11,165 11,084 11,098 11,249 11,146 11,222 11,189

Participation rate

58.8 59.3 58.4 58.9 58.5 59.2 58.5 58.8 58.5

Employed

10,435 10,769 10,604 10,427 10,576 10,637 10,601 10,676 10,598

Employment-population ratio

55.5 56.4 55.5 55.4 55.8 56.0 55.7 56.0 55.4

Unemployed

627 545 561 657 522 612 546 546 591

Unemployment rate

5.7 4.8 5.0 5.9 4.7 5.4 4.9 4.9 5.3

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,138 1,166 1,174 1,189 1,215 1,250 1,214 1,198 1,225

Participation rate

29.8 30.1 30.3 31.2 31.5 32.4 31.4 30.9 31.6

Employed

956 995 1,017 976 1,046 1,070 1,018 1,012 1,037

Employment-population ratio

25.1 25.7 26.2 25.6 27.1 27.7 26.3 26.2 26.8

Unemployed

182 171 158 213 169 180 196 185 188

Unemployment rate

16.0 14.7 13.4 17.9 13.9 14.4 16.1 15.5 15.4

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: January 05, 2018