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)
Oct.
2017
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2017
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,665 42,959 43,054 41,665 42,679 42,767 42,863 42,959 43,054

Civilian labor force

27,328 28,316 28,512 27,319 28,369 28,495 28,242 28,346 28,500

Participation rate

65.6 65.9 66.2 65.6 66.5 66.6 65.9 66.0 66.2

Employed

26,077 27,105 27,343 25,999 27,077 27,223 26,927 27,059 27,252

Employment-population ratio

62.6 63.1 63.5 62.4 63.4 63.7 62.8 63.0 63.3

Unemployed

1,250 1,211 1,169 1,321 1,292 1,273 1,315 1,287 1,248

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.3 4.1 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.7 4.5 4.4

Not in labor force

14,337 14,642 14,542 14,346 14,310 14,272 14,621 14,613 14,554

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,987 15,414 15,442 14,959 15,557 15,519 15,421 15,416 15,440

Participation rate

79.9 79.5 79.4 79.7 80.8 80.4 79.7 79.5 79.4

Employed

14,459 14,888 14,898 14,380 14,961 15,017 14,849 14,822 14,844

Employment-population ratio

77.1 76.8 76.6 76.7 77.7 77.8 76.7 76.4 76.4

Unemployed

528 526 544 579 596 502 572 594 596

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.4 3.5 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.7 3.9 3.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,158 11,682 11,778 11,146 11,626 11,684 11,593 11,673 11,756

Participation rate

58.6 59.6 59.9 58.5 59.7 59.8 59.2 59.5 59.8

Employed

10,639 11,175 11,305 10,601 11,065 11,131 11,009 11,172 11,255

Employment-population ratio

55.9 57.0 57.5 55.7 56.8 57.0 56.3 57.0 57.3

Unemployed

519 507 472 546 561 553 584 501 501

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.3 4.0 4.9 4.8 4.7 5.0 4.3 4.3

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,184 1,220 1,293 1,214 1,186 1,292 1,228 1,257 1,304

Participation rate

30.6 30.9 32.6 31.4 30.2 32.8 31.1 31.8 32.9

Employed

980 1,042 1,140 1,018 1,051 1,075 1,068 1,065 1,153

Employment-population ratio

25.3 26.3 28.8 26.3 26.7 27.3 27.1 26.9 29.1

Unemployed

204 179 152 196 135 218 160 192 151

Unemployment rate

17.2 14.6 11.8 16.1 11.4 16.8 13.0 15.3 11.6

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: November 02, 2018