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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
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022

Foreign born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

43,046 45,016 20,660 21,881 22,386 23,135

Civilian labor force

27,644 29,458 15,693 16,800 11,951 12,658

Participation rate

64.2 65.4 76.0 76.8 53.4 54.7

Employed

25,886 28,488 14,751 16,261 11,135 12,227

Employment-population ratio

60.1 63.3 71.4 74.3 49.7 52.9

Unemployed

1,758 970 942 539 816 431

Unemployment rate

6.4 3.3 6.0 3.2 6.8 3.4

Not in labor force

15,402 15,558 4,966 5,081 10,436 10,477

Native born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

218,057 218,544 105,656 106,531 112,401 112,013

Civilian labor force

132,735 133,992 69,418 70,241 63,317 63,751

Participation rate

60.9 61.3 65.7 65.9 56.3 56.9

Employed

125,274 129,503 65,214 67,661 60,059 61,842

Employment-population ratio

57.5 59.3 61.7 63.5 53.4 55.2

Unemployed

7,462 4,488 4,204 2,580 3,258 1,909

Unemployment rate

5.6 3.3 6.1 3.7 5.1 3.0

Not in labor force

85,321 84,552 36,238 36,290 49,084 48,262

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: May 06, 2022