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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
6. Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex, age, and detailed ethnic group
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
Total(1) Mexican Puerto Rican Cuban
2020 2021 2020 2021 2020 2021 2020 2021

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

44,182 44,902 26,393 27,000 4,019 4,065 2,086 2,115

Civilian labor force

28,970 29,424 17,278 17,713 2,491 2,435 1,303 1,289

Participation rate

65.6 65.5 65.5 65.6 62.0 59.9 62.5 60.9

Employed

25,952 27,429 15,568 16,532 2,200 2,236 1,181 1,217

Employment-population ratio

58.7 61.1 59.0 61.2 54.7 55.0 56.6 57.6

Unemployed

3,018 1,995 1,710 1,181 291 199 122 72

Unemployment rate

10.4 6.8 9.9 6.7 11.7 8.2 9.4 5.6

Not in labor force

15,213 15,479 9,116 9,287 1,527 1,630 783 826

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

21,981 22,339 13,279 13,613 1,957 1,899 1,063 1,082

Civilian labor force

16,455 16,839 10,021 10,393 1,311 1,256 756 759

Participation rate

74.9 75.4 75.5 76.4 67.0 66.2 71.1 70.1

Employed

14,857 15,748 9,093 9,716 1,146 1,155 691 720

Employment-population ratio

67.6 70.5 68.5 71.4 58.5 60.8 64.9 66.5

Unemployed

1,598 1,090 929 677 165 102 65 39

Unemployment rate

9.7 6.5 9.3 6.5 12.6 8.1 8.6 5.2

Not in labor force

5,527 5,500 3,258 3,219 646 642 308 323

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

19,950 20,291 11,932 12,255 1,784 1,745 1,014 1,028

Civilian labor force

15,783 16,125 9,564 9,911 1,252 1,201 747 744

Participation rate

79.1 79.5 80.2 80.9 70.2 68.8 73.7 72.4

Employed

14,333 15,138 8,731 9,307 1,104 1,109 685 707

Employment-population ratio

71.8 74.6 73.2 75.9 61.9 63.5 67.6 68.7

Unemployed

1,451 986 833 605 148 92 61 38

Unemployment rate

9.2 6.1 8.7 6.1 11.8 7.7 8.2 5.0

Not in labor force

4,167 4,166 2,367 2,343 532 544 267 284

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

22,201 22,564 13,114 13,388 2,062 2,166 1,022 1,033

Civilian labor force

12,515 12,585 7,257 7,320 1,180 1,178 547 530

Participation rate

56.4 55.8 55.3 54.7 57.2 54.4 53.5 51.3

Employed

11,095 11,680 6,475 6,816 1,054 1,082 490 497

Employment-population ratio

50.0 51.8 49.4 50.9 51.1 49.9 47.9 48.2

Unemployed

1,421 904 782 504 126 97 57 33

Unemployment rate

11.4 7.2 10.8 6.9 10.7 8.2 10.4 6.1

Not in labor force

9,686 9,979 5,858 6,068 882 988 475 503

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

20,215 20,562 11,786 12,045 1,901 1,993 973 983

Civilian labor force

11,884 11,977 6,826 6,922 1,118 1,119 541 519

Participation rate

58.8 58.2 57.9 57.5 58.8 56.1 55.6 52.8

Employed

10,593 11,165 6,131 6,477 1,005 1,033 486 489

Employment-population ratio

52.4 54.3 52.0 53.8 52.9 51.8 50.0 49.8

Unemployed

1,291 812 696 445 113 86 55 30

Unemployment rate

10.9 6.8 10.2 6.4 10.1 7.7 10.1 5.7

Not in labor force

8,332 8,586 4,960 5,123 783 875 432 464

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

4,017 4,049 2,676 2,700 334 326 100 104

Civilian labor force

1,303 1,322 887 880 121 115 15 26

Participation rate

32.4 32.7 33.2 32.6 36.4 35.2 15.1 24.6

Employed

1,026 1,126 706 748 92 94 9 21

Employment-population ratio

25.5 27.8 26.4 27.7 27.5 28.9 9.1 20.2

Unemployed

277 197 181 131 30 21 6 4

Unemployment rate

21.2 14.9 20.4 14.9 24.6 17.9 - -

Not in labor force

2,714 2,727 1,789 1,820 212 211 84 79

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons of Central or South American origin and of other Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, not shown separately.

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. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 35,000).

 

Last Modified Date: January 20, 2022