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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.
2019
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2019
Aug.
2020
Sept.
2020
Oct.
2020
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

43,986 44,559 44,639 43,986 44,300 44,388 44,475 44,559 44,639

Civilian labor force

29,493 29,240 29,129 29,530 28,940 28,804 29,156 29,152 29,150

Participation rate

67.1 65.6 65.3 67.1 65.3 64.9 65.6 65.4 65.3

Employed

28,275 26,821 26,442 28,269 25,897 25,834 26,582 26,688 26,436

Employment-population ratio

64.3 60.2 59.2 64.3 58.5 58.2 59.8 59.9 59.2

Unemployed

1,218 2,419 2,688 1,260 3,042 2,969 2,575 2,463 2,714

Unemployment rate

4.1 8.3 9.2 4.3 10.5 10.3 8.8 8.4 9.3

Not in labor force

14,493 15,319 15,510 14,456 15,361 15,584 15,318 15,407 15,489

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

15,878 15,971 15,854 15,897 15,760 15,859 16,080 15,951 15,856

Participation rate

79.9 79.4 78.6 80.0 78.8 79.1 80.1 79.3 78.6

Employed

15,352 14,753 14,423 15,391 14,218 14,463 14,767 14,700 14,462

Employment-population ratio

77.3 73.3 71.5 77.5 71.1 72.1 73.5 73.0 71.7

Unemployed

526 1,218 1,431 505 1,542 1,397 1,313 1,251 1,395

Unemployment rate

3.3 7.6 9.0 3.2 9.8 8.8 8.2 7.8 8.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

12,310 11,910 11,929 12,288 11,912 11,575 11,746 11,821 11,906

Participation rate

61.2 58.4 58.4 61.1 58.8 57.0 57.7 58.0 58.3

Employed

11,779 10,946 10,874 11,725 10,652 10,306 10,688 10,851 10,820

Employment-population ratio

58.6 53.7 53.2 58.3 52.5 50.7 52.5 53.2 52.9

Unemployed

531 964 1,055 562 1,260 1,270 1,058 970 1,086

Unemployment rate

4.3 8.1 8.8 4.6 10.6 11.0 9.0 8.2 9.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,305 1,358 1,346 1,346 1,267 1,370 1,331 1,380 1,388

Participation rate

32.5 33.6 33.3 33.5 31.5 34.0 33.0 34.2 34.3

Employed

1,143 1,121 1,145 1,153 1,027 1,066 1,127 1,137 1,155

Employment-population ratio

28.5 27.8 28.3 28.7 25.5 26.5 27.9 28.2 28.6

Unemployed

161 237 202 193 240 303 203 243 234

Unemployment rate

12.4 17.5 15.0 14.3 18.9 22.1 15.3 17.6 16.8

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 08, 2021