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)
Apr.
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,162 42,419 42,507 41,162 41,831 42,249 42,335 42,419 42,507

Civilian labor force

27,155 27,926 28,193 27,229 27,498 27,826 28,021 27,922 28,229

Participation rate

66.0 65.8 66.3 66.2 65.7 65.9 66.2 65.8 66.4

Employed

25,897 26,463 26,970 25,824 26,141 26,432 26,646 26,500 26,860

Employment-population ratio

62.9 62.4 63.4 62.7 62.5 62.6 62.9 62.5 63.2

Unemployed

1,258 1,463 1,223 1,405 1,356 1,393 1,375 1,421 1,368

Unemployment rate

4.6 5.2 4.3 5.2 4.9 5.0 4.9 5.1 4.8

Not in labor force

14,007 14,493 14,314 13,933 14,334 14,423 14,315 14,497 14,278

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,890 15,369 15,517 14,924 15,084 15,320 15,319 15,370 15,535

Participation rate

80.3 80.3 80.9 80.5 80.1 80.4 80.2 80.3 81.0

Employed

14,331 14,624 14,949 14,296 14,507 14,659 14,723 14,688 14,901

Employment-population ratio

77.3 76.4 77.9 77.1 77.0 76.9 77.1 76.7 77.7

Unemployed

559 744 568 628 577 661 595 682 635

Unemployment rate

3.8 4.8 3.7 4.2 3.8 4.3 3.9 4.4 4.1

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,098 11,270 11,437 11,072 11,189 11,257 11,410 11,230 11,398

Participation rate

59.0 58.2 59.0 58.9 58.5 58.4 59.1 58.0 58.8

Employed

10,538 10,711 10,929 10,479 10,598 10,737 10,815 10,677 10,856

Employment-population ratio

56.1 55.3 56.3 55.7 55.4 55.7 56.0 55.2 56.0

Unemployed

561 559 508 593 591 520 595 553 541

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.0 4.4 5.4 5.3 4.6 5.2 4.9 4.7

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,166 1,287 1,239 1,233 1,225 1,249 1,292 1,321 1,296

Participation rate

30.4 32.9 31.6 32.2 31.6 32.0 33.0 33.7 33.0

Employed

1,028 1,128 1,091 1,049 1,037 1,036 1,108 1,135 1,103

Employment-population ratio

26.8 28.8 27.8 27.4 26.8 26.5 28.3 29.0 28.1

Unemployed

138 159 148 184 188 213 184 186 192

Unemployment rate

11.9 12.4 11.9 14.9 15.4 17.0 14.2 14.1 14.8

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: May 04, 2018