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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, April-July 2022

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 24 years of age by sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, April-July 2022 [Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Employment status, sex, race, and
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
April May June July April-July changes
Number Percent

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,906 37,918 37,935 37,954 48 0.1

Civilian labor force

20,323 20,768 22,714 22,943 2,620 12.9

Participation rate

53.6 54.8 59.9 60.4 6.8 12.7

Employed

18,851 19,139 20,591 20,992 2,141 11.4

Employment-population ratio

49.7 50.5 54.3 55.3 5.6 11.3

Unemployed

1,472 1,629 2,123 1,951 479 32.5

Looking for full-time work

1,040 1,179 1,569 1,415 375 36.1

Looking for part-time work

432 450 554 536 104 24.1

Unemployment rate

7.2 7.8 9.3 8.5 1.3 18.1

Not in labor force

17,583 17,150 15,221 15,011 -2,572 -14.6

Men

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,038 19,045 19,054 19,065 27 0.1

Civilian labor force

10,348 10,560 11,708 11,763 1,415 13.7

Participation rate

54.4 55.4 61.4 61.7 7.3 13.4

Employed

9,486 9,721 10,575 10,733 1,247 13.1

Employment-population ratio

49.8 51.0 55.5 56.3 6.5 13.1

Unemployed

863 839 1,133 1,031 168 19.5

Looking for full-time work

662 660 879 798 136 20.5

Looking for part-time work

200 179 254 232 32 16.0

Unemployment rate

8.3 7.9 9.7 8.8 0.5 6.0

Not in labor force

8,690 8,485 7,346 7,302 -1,388 -16.0

Women

Civilian noninstitutional population

18,867 18,873 18,880 18,890 23 0.1

Civilian labor force

9,974 10,208 11,006 11,180 1,206 12.1

Participation rate

52.9 54.1 58.3 59.2 6.3 11.9

Employed

9,365 9,418 10,016 10,259 894 9.5

Employment-population ratio

49.6 49.9 53.0 54.3 4.7 9.5

Unemployed

609 790 990 921 312 51.2

Looking for full-time work

377 519 690 617 240 63.7

Looking for part-time work

232 271 301 304 72 31.0

Unemployment rate

6.1 7.7 9.0 8.2 2.1 34.4

Not in labor force

8,893 8,665 7,875 7,710 -1,183 -13.3

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

27,771 27,777 27,786 27,798 27 0.1

Civilian labor force

15,442 15,682 17,259 17,411 1,969 12.8

Participation rate

55.6 56.5 62.1 62.6 7.0 12.6

Employed

14,470 14,604 15,740 16,197 1,727 11.9

Employment-population ratio

52.1 52.6 56.6 58.3 6.2 11.9

Unemployed

972 1,078 1,519 1,213 241 24.8

Looking for full-time work

624 771 1,110 837 213 34.1

Looking for part-time work

348 306 409 376 28 8.0

Unemployment rate

6.3 6.9 8.8 7.0 0.7 11.1

Not in labor force

12,329 12,095 10,527 10,388 -1,941 -15.7

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,546 5,547 5,548 5,551 5 0.1

Civilian labor force

2,706 2,907 3,011 3,060 354 13.1

Participation rate

48.8 52.4 54.3 55.1 6.3 12.9

Employed

2,352 2,509 2,619 2,574 222 9.4

Employment-population ratio

42.4 45.2 47.2 46.4 4.0 9.4

Unemployed

354 398 391 486 132 37.3

Looking for full-time work

315 306 316 380 65 20.6

Looking for part-time work

39 92 76 106 67 171.8

Unemployment rate

13.1 13.7 13.0 15.9 2.8 21.4

Not in labor force

2,840 2,640 2,538 2,490 -350 -12.3

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

2,246 2,240 2,244 2,203 -43 -1.9

Civilian labor force

906 919 985 1,089 183 20.2

Participation rate

40.3 41.0 43.9 49.4 9.1 22.6

Employed

854 863 881 971 117 13.7

Employment-population ratio

38.0 38.6 39.3 44.1 6.1 16.1

Unemployed

52 55 104 117 65 125.0

Looking for full-time work

42 41 75 103 61 145.2

Looking for part-time work

10 14 30 15 5 50.0

Unemployment rate

5.7 6.0 10.6 10.8 5.1 89.5

Not in labor force

1,340 1,321 1,259 1,114 -226 -16.9

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

9,141 9,158 9,175 9,193 52 0.6

Civilian labor force

4,845 5,019 5,179 5,099 254 5.2

Participation rate

53.0 54.8 56.4 55.5 2.5 4.7

Employed

4,526 4,607 4,642 4,607 81 1.8

Employment-population ratio

49.5 50.3 50.6 50.1 0.6 1.2

Unemployed

319 412 538 493 174 54.5

Looking for full-time work

211 304 436 330 119 56.4

Looking for part-time work

108 108 101 163 55 50.9

Unemployment rate

6.6 8.2 10.4 9.7 3.1 47.0

Not in labor force

4,296 4,138 3,996 4,093 -203 -4.7

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Last Modified Date: August 17, 2022