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.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,579 42,863 42,959 41,579 42,592 42,679 42,767 42,863 42,959

Civilian labor force

27,599 28,219 28,316 27,609 28,205 28,369 28,495 28,242 28,346

Participation rate

66.4 65.8 65.9 66.4 66.2 66.5 66.6 65.9 66.0

Employed

26,270 26,898 27,105 26,209 26,827 27,077 27,223 26,927 27,059

Employment-population ratio

63.2 62.8 63.1 63.0 63.0 63.4 63.7 62.8 63.0

Unemployed

1,329 1,322 1,211 1,400 1,378 1,292 1,273 1,315 1,287

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.7 4.3 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.7 4.5

Not in labor force

13,980 14,644 14,642 13,970 14,387 14,310 14,272 14,621 14,613

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

15,124 15,428 15,414 15,110 15,444 15,557 15,519 15,421 15,416

Participation rate

80.8 79.7 79.5 80.7 80.3 80.8 80.4 79.7 79.5

Employed

14,584 14,899 14,888 14,502 14,845 14,961 15,017 14,849 14,822

Employment-population ratio

77.9 77.0 76.8 77.5 77.2 77.7 77.8 76.7 76.4

Unemployed

540 528 526 608 599 596 502 572 594

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.4 3.4 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.7 3.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,251 11,513 11,682 11,249 11,507 11,626 11,684 11,593 11,673

Participation rate

59.2 58.8 59.6 59.2 59.2 59.7 59.8 59.2 59.5

Employed

10,630 10,902 11,175 10,637 10,917 11,065 11,131 11,009 11,172

Employment-population ratio

55.9 55.7 57.0 56.0 56.2 56.8 57.0 56.3 57.0

Unemployed

621 611 507 612 590 561 553 584 501

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.3 4.3 5.4 5.1 4.8 4.7 5.0 4.3

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,224 1,279 1,220 1,250 1,254 1,186 1,292 1,228 1,257

Participation rate

31.7 32.4 30.9 32.4 31.9 30.2 32.8 31.1 31.8

Employed

1,056 1,097 1,042 1,070 1,065 1,051 1,075 1,068 1,065

Employment-population ratio

27.4 27.8 26.3 27.7 27.1 26.7 27.3 27.1 26.9

Unemployed

168 182 179 180 189 135 218 160 192

Unemployment rate

13.7 14.2 14.6 14.4 15.1 11.4 16.8 13.0 15.3

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 05, 2018