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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
Jan.
2020
Jan.
2021
Jan.
2020
Jan.
2021
Jan.
2020
Jan.
2021

Foreign born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

42,362 43,086 20,658 20,793 21,704 22,293

Civilian labor force

28,189 27,549 16,241 15,932 11,948 11,617

Participation rate

66.5 63.9 78.6 76.6 55.1 52.1

Employed

27,066 25,318 15,659 14,777 11,407 10,542

Employment-population ratio

63.9 58.8 75.8 71.1 52.6 47.3

Unemployed

1,124 2,231 582 1,155 542 1,076

Unemployment rate

4.0 8.1 3.6 7.2 4.5 9.3

Not in labor force

14,173 15,537 4,417 4,861 9,756 10,676

Native born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

217,139 217,765 104,855 105,399 112,284 112,367

Civilian labor force

135,308 131,685 70,089 68,605 65,218 63,079

Participation rate

62.3 60.5 66.8 65.1 58.1 56.1

Employed

129,928 123,065 67,042 63,758 62,886 59,307

Employment-population ratio

59.8 56.5 63.9 60.5 56.0 52.8

Unemployed

5,380 8,620 3,047 4,848 2,333 3,772

Unemployment rate

4.0 6.5 4.3 7.1 3.6 6.0

Not in labor force

81,831 86,081 34,765 36,793 47,066 49,287

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: February 05, 2021