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)
Jan.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,922 41,831 42,249 40,922 41,579 41,665 41,751 41,831 42,249

Civilian labor force

26,927 27,429 27,713 27,051 27,609 27,319 27,389 27,498 27,826

Participation rate

65.8 65.6 65.6 66.1 66.4 65.6 65.6 65.7 65.9

Employed

25,146 26,077 26,114 25,467 26,209 25,999 26,088 26,141 26,432

Employment-population ratio

61.4 62.3 61.8 62.2 63.0 62.4 62.5 62.5 62.6

Unemployed

1,781 1,352 1,599 1,584 1,400 1,321 1,301 1,356 1,393

Unemployment rate

6.6 4.9 5.8 5.9 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.9 5.0

Not in labor force

13,995 14,402 14,536 13,871 13,970 14,346 14,361 14,334 14,423

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,837 15,090 15,281 14,898 15,110 14,959 14,969 15,084 15,320

Participation rate

80.5 80.1 80.2 80.9 80.7 79.7 79.6 80.1 80.4

Employed

13,966 14,457 14,448 14,189 14,502 14,380 14,400 14,507 14,659

Employment-population ratio

75.8 76.7 75.8 77.0 77.5 76.7 76.6 77.0 76.9

Unemployed

872 634 833 709 608 579 569 577 661

Unemployment rate

5.9 4.2 5.4 4.8 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8 4.3

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,022 11,165 11,243 11,040 11,249 11,146 11,222 11,189 11,257

Participation rate

59.0 58.4 58.3 59.1 59.2 58.5 58.8 58.5 58.4

Employed

10,290 10,604 10,683 10,351 10,637 10,601 10,676 10,598 10,737

Employment-population ratio

55.1 55.5 55.4 55.4 56.0 55.7 56.0 55.4 55.7

Unemployed

732 561 560 689 612 546 546 591 520

Unemployment rate

6.6 5.0 5.0 6.2 5.4 4.9 4.9 5.3 4.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,068 1,174 1,189 1,113 1,250 1,214 1,198 1,225 1,249

Participation rate

28.0 30.3 30.4 29.2 32.4 31.4 30.9 31.6 32.0

Employed

890 1,017 982 927 1,070 1,018 1,012 1,037 1,036

Employment-population ratio

23.4 26.2 25.1 24.3 27.7 26.3 26.2 26.8 26.5

Unemployed

178 158 207 186 180 196 185 188 213

Unemployment rate

16.6 13.4 17.4 16.7 14.4 16.1 15.5 15.4 17.0

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: February 02, 2018