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)
May
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017
May
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,558 41,162 41,241 40,558 40,922 41,003 41,081 41,162 41,241

Civilian labor force

26,535 27,155 27,218 26,534 27,044 27,251 27,387 27,241 27,239

Participation rate

65.4 66.0 66.0 65.4 66.1 66.5 66.7 66.2 66.0

Employed

25,163 25,897 25,939 25,044 25,453 25,727 25,986 25,832 25,833

Employment-population ratio

62.0 62.9 62.9 61.7 62.2 62.7 63.3 62.8 62.6

Unemployed

1,372 1,258 1,279 1,490 1,590 1,523 1,402 1,410 1,405

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.6 4.7 5.6 5.9 5.6 5.1 5.2 5.2

Not in labor force

14,023 14,007 14,024 14,023 13,879 13,753 13,694 13,921 14,003

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,616 14,890 14,932 14,612 14,898 14,938 14,957 14,927 14,936

Participation rate

79.9 80.3 80.4 79.9 80.9 80.9 80.9 80.5 80.4

Employed

14,016 14,331 14,357 13,959 14,187 14,253 14,291 14,297 14,304

Employment-population ratio

76.7 77.3 77.3 76.3 77.0 77.2 77.3 77.1 77.0

Unemployed

600 559 575 653 711 685 666 630 632

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.8 3.9 4.5 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.2

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,696 11,098 11,066 10,680 11,028 11,119 11,127 11,086 11,062

Participation rate

57.8 59.0 58.7 57.7 59.0 59.4 59.3 59.0 58.7

Employed

10,134 10,538 10,512 10,071 10,336 10,494 10,600 10,493 10,461

Employment-population ratio

54.8 56.1 55.8 54.4 55.3 56.0 56.5 55.8 55.5

Unemployed

562 561 554 609 692 625 527 593 601

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.1 5.0 5.7 6.3 5.6 4.7 5.4 5.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,223 1,166 1,220 1,242 1,117 1,193 1,304 1,228 1,240

Participation rate

32.5 30.4 31.8 33.0 29.3 31.3 34.1 32.1 32.3

Employed

1,014 1,028 1,070 1,014 930 980 1,095 1,042 1,068

Employment-population ratio

26.9 26.8 27.9 26.9 24.4 25.7 28.6 27.2 27.8

Unemployed

209 138 150 228 187 214 209 186 172

Unemployment rate

17.1 11.9 12.3 18.4 16.7 17.9 16.0 15.2 13.9

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: June 02, 2017