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)
Dec.
2017
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,831 43,146 43,234 41,831 42,863 42,959 43,054 43,146 43,234

Civilian labor force

27,429 28,854 28,913 27,499 28,253 28,388 28,513 28,820 28,963

Participation rate

65.6 66.9 66.9 65.7 65.9 66.1 66.2 66.8 67.0

Employed

26,077 27,585 27,659 26,140 26,935 27,102 27,266 27,524 27,701

Employment-population ratio

62.3 63.9 64.0 62.5 62.8 63.1 63.3 63.8 64.1

Unemployed

1,352 1,269 1,255 1,359 1,317 1,287 1,248 1,296 1,261

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.4 4.3 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4

Not in labor force

14,402 14,293 14,321 14,332 14,610 14,571 14,541 14,326 14,271

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

15,090 15,599 15,639 15,103 15,425 15,424 15,448 15,595 15,651

Participation rate

80.1 80.1 80.1 80.2 79.7 79.5 79.5 80.1 80.2

Employed

14,457 15,080 15,042 14,522 14,852 14,832 14,854 15,063 15,107

Employment-population ratio

76.7 77.4 77.1 77.1 76.8 76.5 76.4 77.3 77.4

Unemployed

634 519 596 581 574 592 594 533 544

Unemployment rate

4.2 3.3 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.4 3.5

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,165 11,945 11,996 11,175 11,608 11,689 11,767 11,857 12,002

Participation rate

58.4 60.6 60.8 58.4 59.3 59.6 59.9 60.2 60.8

Employed

10,604 11,395 11,511 10,584 11,025 11,188 11,266 11,308 11,487

Employment-population ratio

55.5 57.8 58.3 55.4 56.3 57.0 57.3 57.4 58.2

Unemployed

561 550 485 591 582 501 501 550 515

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.6 4.0 5.3 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.6 4.3

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,174 1,310 1,278 1,221 1,220 1,276 1,298 1,367 1,310

Participation rate

30.3 33.0 32.2 31.5 30.9 32.3 32.8 34.5 33.0

Employed

1,017 1,110 1,105 1,035 1,058 1,082 1,145 1,154 1,107

Employment-population ratio

26.2 28.0 27.8 26.7 26.8 27.4 28.9 29.1 27.9

Unemployed

158 200 173 186 161 193 153 214 202

Unemployment rate

13.4 15.3 13.6 15.3 13.2 15.2 11.8 15.6 15.4

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: January 04, 2019