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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
Aug.
2021
Aug.
2022
Aug.
2021
Aug.
2022
Aug.
2021
Aug.
2022

Foreign born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

42,890 44,860 20,760 21,778 22,129 23,082

Civilian labor force

27,916 29,817 16,072 17,034 11,845 12,783

Participation rate

65.1 66.5 77.4 78.2 53.5 55.4

Employed

26,453 28,654 15,285 16,438 11,168 12,216

Employment-population ratio

61.7 63.9 73.6 75.5 50.5 52.9

Unemployed

1,464 1,163 787 596 677 567

Unemployment rate

5.2 3.9 4.9 3.5 5.7 4.4

Not in labor force

14,973 15,043 4,688 4,744 10,285 10,299

Native born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

218,721 219,324 105,810 106,944 112,912 112,380

Civilian labor force

133,872 135,153 70,002 70,616 63,870 64,538

Participation rate

61.2 61.6 66.2 66.0 56.6 57.4

Employed

126,779 130,060 66,385 68,066 60,394 61,994

Employment-population ratio

58.0 59.3 62.7 63.6 53.5 55.2

Unemployed

7,092 5,093 3,617 2,549 3,475 2,544

Unemployment rate

5.3 3.8 5.2 3.6 5.4 3.9

Not in labor force

84,850 84,170 35,808 36,328 49,042 47,842

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.

Last Modified Date: September 02, 2022