Table A-3. Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-3. Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

38,053 39,165 39,244 38,053 38,679 38,760 38,839 39,165 39,244

Civilian labor force

25,019 25,956 25,850 25,155 25,665 25,655 25,644 26,047 25,962

Participation rate

65.7 66.3 65.9 66.1 66.4 66.2 66.0 66.5 66.2

Employed

22,836 23,998 23,975 23,112 23,931 23,963 23,988 24,305 24,238

Employment-population ratio

60.0 61.3 61.1 60.7 61.9 61.8 61.8 62.1 61.8

Unemployed

2,183 1,958 1,875 2,043 1,734 1,692 1,656 1,742 1,724

Unemployment rate

8.7 7.5 7.3 8.1 6.8 6.6 6.5 6.7 6.6

Not in labor force

13,033 13,208 13,395 12,897 13,013 13,105 13,196 13,118 13,282

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

13,821 14,426 14,388 13,918 14,218 14,258 14,264 14,479 14,465

Participation rate

80.4 81.8 81.4 80.9 81.2 81.3 81.1 82.1 81.8

Employed

12,806 13,413 13,397 13,011 13,458 13,432 13,507 13,647 13,601

Employment-population ratio

74.5 76.0 75.8 75.6 76.9 76.5 76.8 77.3 76.9

Unemployed

1,015 1,013 991 907 760 826 757 832 864

Unemployment rate

7.3 7.0 6.9 6.5 5.3 5.8 5.3 5.7 6.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,196 10,364 10,333 10,177 10,259 10,253 10,168 10,344 10,309

Participation rate

59.3 58.1 57.8 59.2 58.6 58.5 57.9 58.0 57.7

Employed

9,301 9,677 9,667 9,331 9,522 9,590 9,501 9,704 9,685

Employment-population ratio

54.1 54.3 54.1 54.2 54.4 54.7 54.1 54.4 54.2

Unemployed

895 687 666 846 737 663 667 640 625

Unemployment rate

8.8 6.6 6.4 8.3 7.2 6.5 6.6 6.2 6.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,002 1,165 1,129 1,060 1,187 1,144 1,211 1,224 1,187

Participation rate

27.5 31.6 30.6 29.1 32.3 31.1 32.9 33.2 32.2

Employed

729 908 911 770 950 942 980 954 952

Employment-population ratio

20.0 24.6 24.7 21.1 25.9 25.6 26.6 25.9 25.8

Unemployed

274 257 218 290 237 202 231 270 235

Unemployment rate

27.3 22.1 19.3 27.4 20.0 17.7 19.1 22.1 19.8

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

NOTE: 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.

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Last Modified Date: March 06, 2015