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)
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,386 41,003 41,081 40,386 41,102 41,190 40,922 41,003 41,081

Civilian labor force

26,709 27,153 27,354 26,772 26,990 27,079 27,044 27,251 27,387

Participation rate

66.1 66.2 66.6 66.3 65.7 65.7 66.1 66.5 66.7

Employed

25,183 25,527 25,929 25,279 25,448 25,486 25,453 25,727 25,986

Employment-population ratio

62.4 62.3 63.1 62.6 61.9 61.9 62.2 62.7 63.3

Unemployed

1,526 1,626 1,425 1,493 1,541 1,594 1,590 1,523 1,402

Unemployment rate

5.7 6.0 5.2 5.6 5.7 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.1

Not in labor force

13,677 13,850 13,727 13,613 14,113 14,111 13,879 13,753 13,694

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,759 14,879 14,929 14,793 14,881 14,821 14,898 14,938 14,957

Participation rate

81.1 80.6 80.7 81.3 80.3 79.8 80.9 80.9 80.9

Employed

13,995 14,081 14,217 14,081 14,113 14,102 14,187 14,253 14,291

Employment-population ratio

76.9 76.3 76.9 77.3 76.2 75.9 77.0 77.2 77.3

Unemployed

764 798 712 712 768 720 711 685 666

Unemployment rate

5.2 5.4 4.8 4.8 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,836 11,135 11,165 10,808 10,971 11,083 11,028 11,119 11,127

Participation rate

58.8 59.5 59.5 58.7 58.5 58.9 59.0 59.4 59.3

Employed

10,226 10,501 10,631 10,210 10,411 10,424 10,336 10,494 10,600

Employment-population ratio

55.5 56.1 56.7 55.4 55.5 55.4 55.3 56.0 56.5

Unemployed

610 635 534 598 560 659 692 625 527

Unemployment rate

5.6 5.7 4.8 5.5 5.1 5.9 6.3 5.6 4.7

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,115 1,139 1,260 1,171 1,138 1,175 1,117 1,193 1,304

Participation rate

29.7 29.9 33.0 31.2 29.9 30.8 29.3 31.3 34.1

Employed

962 946 1,081 988 924 960 930 980 1,095

Employment-population ratio

25.6 24.8 28.3 26.3 24.3 25.2 24.4 25.7 28.6

Unemployed

153 193 179 183 214 215 187 214 209

Unemployment rate

13.7 17.0 14.2 15.6 18.8 18.3 16.7 17.9 16.0

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: April 07, 2017