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)
Sept.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,919 41,492 41,579 40,919 41,241 41,323 41,404 41,492 41,579

Civilian labor force

27,019 27,335 27,599 27,063 27,239 27,290 27,487 27,322 27,633

Participation rate

66.0 65.9 66.4 66.1 66.0 66.0 66.4 65.8 66.5

Employed

25,366 25,922 26,270 25,331 25,833 25,974 26,078 25,914 26,229

Employment-population ratio

62.0 62.5 63.2 61.9 62.6 62.9 63.0 62.5 63.1

Unemployed

1,653 1,413 1,329 1,732 1,405 1,315 1,409 1,408 1,404

Unemployment rate

6.1 5.2 4.8 6.4 5.2 4.8 5.1 5.2 5.1

Not in labor force

13,901 14,157 13,980 13,856 14,003 14,034 13,917 14,170 13,946

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,837 15,038 15,124 14,833 14,936 14,976 15,085 15,017 15,119

Participation rate

80.4 80.5 80.8 80.4 80.4 80.5 80.9 80.4 80.8

Employed

14,109 14,367 14,584 14,035 14,304 14,414 14,425 14,298 14,507

Employment-population ratio

76.5 76.9 77.9 76.1 77.0 77.5 77.4 76.5 77.5

Unemployed

728 670 540 798 632 562 660 719 612

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.5 3.6 5.4 4.2 3.8 4.4 4.8 4.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,988 11,028 11,251 11,001 11,062 11,030 11,176 11,091 11,256

Participation rate

58.8 58.2 59.2 58.9 58.7 58.4 59.1 58.5 59.2

Employed

10,278 10,481 10,630 10,296 10,461 10,451 10,580 10,570 10,643

Employment-population ratio

55.0 55.3 55.9 55.1 55.5 55.4 55.9 55.8 56.0

Unemployed

710 547 621 705 601 579 596 521 613

Unemployment rate

6.5 5.0 5.5 6.4 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.7 5.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,193 1,269 1,224 1,229 1,240 1,284 1,227 1,214 1,258

Participation rate

31.4 32.9 31.7 32.4 32.3 33.4 31.9 31.5 32.6

Employed

979 1,073 1,056 1,000 1,068 1,110 1,073 1,046 1,078

Employment-population ratio

25.8 27.9 27.4 26.3 27.8 28.9 27.9 27.1 27.9

Unemployed

215 196 168 229 172 174 154 169 179

Unemployment rate

18.0 15.4 13.7 18.6 13.9 13.6 12.5 13.9 14.3

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.

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: October 06, 2017