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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)
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

42,959 43,630 43,722 42,959 43,370 43,453 43,537 43,630 43,722

Civilian labor force

28,316 29,065 29,258 28,388 28,689 28,855 28,896 29,082 29,287

Participation rate

65.9 66.6 66.9 66.1 66.2 66.4 66.4 66.7 67.0

Employed

27,105 27,849 28,210 27,102 27,493 27,602 27,581 27,866 28,152

Employment-population ratio

63.1 63.8 64.5 63.1 63.4 63.5 63.4 63.9 64.4

Unemployed

1,211 1,216 1,048 1,287 1,196 1,253 1,314 1,216 1,135

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.2 3.6 4.5 4.2 4.3 4.5 4.2 3.9

Not in labor force

14,642 14,565 14,464 14,571 14,681 14,599 14,642 14,548 14,435

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

15,414 15,726 15,783 15,424 15,731 15,659 15,651 15,718 15,791

Participation rate

79.5 79.8 80.0 79.5 80.4 79.8 79.6 79.8 80.0

Employed

14,888 15,244 15,390 14,832 15,188 15,093 15,017 15,186 15,320

Employment-population ratio

76.8 77.4 78.0 76.5 77.6 76.9 76.4 77.1 77.6

Unemployed

526 482 393 592 543 566 634 532 471

Unemployment rate

3.4 3.1 2.5 3.8 3.4 3.6 4.0 3.4 3.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,682 12,034 12,210 11,689 11,810 11,885 11,929 12,113 12,191

Participation rate

59.6 60.4 61.1 59.6 59.6 59.9 60.0 60.8 61.0

Employed

11,175 11,494 11,737 11,188 11,330 11,382 11,480 11,604 11,724

Employment-population ratio

57.0 57.7 58.8 57.0 57.2 57.3 57.7 58.2 58.7

Unemployed

507 540 472 501 480 503 449 509 467

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.5 3.9 4.3 4.1 4.2 3.8 4.2 3.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,220 1,305 1,265 1,276 1,149 1,310 1,316 1,251 1,305

Participation rate

30.9 32.6 31.6 32.3 28.9 32.9 33.0 31.3 32.6

Employed

1,042 1,111 1,083 1,082 975 1,126 1,084 1,076 1,108

Employment-population ratio

26.3 27.8 27.0 27.4 24.5 28.3 27.2 26.9 27.7

Unemployed

179 194 182 193 174 184 232 175 197

Unemployment rate

14.6 14.9 14.4 15.2 15.1 14.0 17.6 14.0 15.1

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: October 04, 2019