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.
2016
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,011 41,579 41,665 41,011 41,323 41,404 41,492 41,579 41,665

Civilian labor force

26,954 27,599 27,328 26,931 27,290 27,487 27,322 27,633 27,323

Participation rate

65.7 66.4 65.6 65.7 66.0 66.4 65.8 66.5 65.6

Employed

25,482 26,270 26,077 25,389 25,974 26,078 25,914 26,229 26,002

Employment-population ratio

62.1 63.2 62.6 61.9 62.9 63.0 62.5 63.1 62.4

Unemployed

1,472 1,329 1,250 1,542 1,315 1,409 1,408 1,404 1,321

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.8 4.6 5.7 4.8 5.1 5.2 5.1 4.8

Not in labor force

14,057 13,980 14,337 14,080 14,034 13,917 14,170 13,946 14,342

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,902 15,124 14,987 14,861 14,976 15,085 15,017 15,119 14,958

Participation rate

80.6 80.8 79.9 80.4 80.5 80.9 80.4 80.8 79.7

Employed

14,208 14,584 14,459 14,118 14,414 14,425 14,298 14,507 14,379

Employment-population ratio

76.8 77.9 77.1 76.4 77.5 77.4 76.5 77.5 76.6

Unemployed

694 540 528 743 562 660 719 612 579

Unemployment rate

4.7 3.6 3.5 5.0 3.8 4.4 4.8 4.0 3.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,917 11,251 11,158 10,912 11,030 11,176 11,091 11,256 11,158

Participation rate

58.3 59.2 58.6 58.3 58.4 59.1 58.5 59.2 58.6

Employed

10,344 10,630 10,639 10,314 10,451 10,580 10,570 10,643 10,612

Employment-population ratio

55.3 55.9 55.9 55.1 55.4 55.9 55.8 56.0 55.7

Unemployed

573 621 519 598 579 596 521 613 545

Unemployment rate

5.2 5.5 4.6 5.5 5.3 5.3 4.7 5.4 4.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,135 1,224 1,184 1,158 1,284 1,227 1,214 1,258 1,207

Participation rate

29.8 31.7 30.6 30.5 33.4 31.9 31.5 32.6 31.2

Employed

930 1,056 980 958 1,110 1,073 1,046 1,078 1,011

Employment-population ratio

24.5 27.4 25.3 25.2 28.9 27.9 27.1 27.9 26.1

Unemployed

205 168 204 200 174 154 169 179 196

Unemployment rate

18.0 13.7 17.2 17.3 13.6 12.5 13.9 14.3 16.3

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.

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Last Modified Date: November 03, 2017