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Table A-7. Employment status of the civilian population by nativity and sex, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-7. Employment status of the civilian population by nativity and sex, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status and nativity Total Men Women
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2020
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2020
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2020

Foreign born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

43,455 42,956 21,237 20,865 22,218 22,091

Civilian labor force

28,892 28,719 16,572 16,375 12,320 12,344

Participation rate

66.5 66.9 78.0 78.5 55.4 55.9

Employed

27,817 27,697 16,002 15,880 11,815 11,817

Employment-population ratio

64.0 64.5 75.3 76.1 53.2 53.5

Unemployed

1,075 1,022 570 495 505 527

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.6 3.4 3.0 4.1 4.3

Not in labor force

14,563 14,237 4,665 4,490 9,898 9,747

Native born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

214,937 216,673 103,728 104,710 111,209 111,962

Civilian labor force

133,901 135,516 69,484 70,222 64,417 65,294

Participation rate

62.3 62.5 67.0 67.1 57.9 58.3

Employed

128,351 130,320 66,309 67,167 62,041 63,153

Employment-population ratio

59.7 60.1 63.9 64.1 55.8 56.4

Unemployed

5,550 5,196 3,175 3,054 2,375 2,141

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.8 4.6 4.3 3.7 3.3

Not in labor force

81,036 81,157 34,244 34,489 46,792 46,668

NOTE: The foreign born are those residing in the United States who were not U.S. citizens at birth. That is, they were born outside the United States or one of its outlying areas such as Puerto Rico or Guam, to parents neither of whom was a U.S. citizen. The native born are persons who were born in the United States or one of its outlying areas such as Puerto Rico or Guam or who were born abroad of at least one parent who was a U.S. citizen. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: March 06, 2020