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)
Aug.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,492 42,767 42,863 41,492 42,507 42,592 42,679 42,767 42,863

Civilian labor force

27,335 28,701 28,219 27,325 28,229 28,205 28,369 28,495 28,242

Participation rate

65.9 67.1 65.8 65.9 66.4 66.2 66.5 66.6 65.9

Employed

25,922 27,380 26,898 25,925 26,860 26,827 27,077 27,223 26,927

Employment-population ratio

62.5 64.0 62.8 62.5 63.2 63.0 63.4 63.7 62.8

Unemployed

1,413 1,322 1,322 1,400 1,368 1,378 1,292 1,273 1,315

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.6 4.7 5.1 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.7

Not in labor force

14,157 14,066 14,644 14,167 14,278 14,387 14,310 14,272 14,621

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

15,038 15,578 15,428 15,012 15,535 15,444 15,557 15,519 15,421

Participation rate

80.5 80.7 79.7 80.4 81.0 80.3 80.8 80.4 79.7

Employed

14,367 15,141 14,899 14,303 14,901 14,845 14,961 15,017 14,849

Employment-population ratio

76.9 78.4 77.0 76.6 77.7 77.2 77.7 77.8 76.7

Unemployed

670 436 528 709 635 599 596 502 572

Unemployment rate

4.5 2.8 3.4 4.7 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.7

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,028 11,630 11,513 11,098 11,398 11,507 11,626 11,684 11,593

Participation rate

58.2 59.6 58.8 58.5 58.8 59.2 59.7 59.8 59.2

Employed

10,481 11,038 10,902 10,576 10,856 10,917 11,065 11,131 11,009

Employment-population ratio

55.3 56.5 55.7 55.8 56.0 56.2 56.8 57.0 56.3

Unemployed

547 592 611 522 541 590 561 553 584

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.1 5.3 4.7 4.7 5.1 4.8 4.7 5.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,269 1,494 1,279 1,215 1,296 1,254 1,186 1,292 1,228

Participation rate

32.9 37.9 32.4 31.5 33.0 31.9 30.2 32.8 31.1

Employed

1,073 1,200 1,097 1,046 1,103 1,065 1,051 1,075 1,068

Employment-population ratio

27.9 30.5 27.8 27.1 28.1 27.1 26.7 27.3 27.1

Unemployed

196 294 182 169 192 189 135 218 160

Unemployment rate

15.4 19.7 14.2 13.9 14.8 15.1 11.4 16.8 13.0

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: September 07, 2018