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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
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2020
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2020
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2020

Foreign born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

42,326 41,891 20,385 20,120 21,940 21,770

Civilian labor force

28,067 26,919 15,931 15,452 12,137 11,468

Participation rate

66.3 64.3 78.1 76.8 55.3 52.7

Employed

27,346 24,865 15,565 14,442 11,780 10,423

Employment-population ratio

64.6 59.4 76.4 71.8 53.7 47.9

Unemployed

722 2,055 365 1,010 356 1,045

Unemployment rate

2.6 7.6 2.3 6.5 2.9 9.1

Not in labor force

14,258 14,971 4,455 4,669 9,803 10,303

Native born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

217,519 219,034 105,301 106,098 112,218 112,937

Civilian labor force

136,509 134,134 70,893 70,013 65,615 64,121

Participation rate

62.8 61.2 67.3 66.0 58.5 56.8

Employed

131,721 125,569 68,352 65,352 63,369 60,216

Employment-population ratio

60.6 57.3 64.9 61.6 56.5 53.3

Unemployed

4,788 8,565 2,541 4,660 2,247 3,905

Unemployment rate

3.5 6.4 3.6 6.7 3.4 6.1

Not in labor force

81,010 84,901 34,408 36,085 46,603 48,816

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: November 06, 2020