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)
Aug.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,825 41,404 41,492 40,825 41,162 41,241 41,323 41,404 41,492

Civilian labor force

27,007 27,677 27,335 26,988 27,241 27,239 27,290 27,487 27,322

Participation rate

66.2 66.8 65.9 66.1 66.2 66.0 66.0 66.4 65.8

Employed

25,483 26,204 25,922 25,460 25,832 25,833 25,974 26,078 25,914

Employment-population ratio

62.4 63.3 62.5 62.4 62.8 62.6 62.9 63.0 62.5

Unemployed

1,524 1,473 1,413 1,528 1,410 1,405 1,315 1,409 1,408

Unemployment rate

5.6 5.3 5.2 5.7 5.2 5.2 4.8 5.1 5.2

Not in labor force

13,818 13,727 14,157 13,838 13,921 14,003 14,034 13,917 14,170

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,912 15,146 15,038 14,895 14,927 14,936 14,976 15,085 15,017

Participation rate

81.0 81.2 80.5 80.9 80.5 80.4 80.5 80.9 80.4

Employed

14,252 14,537 14,367 14,176 14,297 14,304 14,414 14,425 14,298

Employment-population ratio

77.4 78.0 76.9 77.0 77.1 77.0 77.5 77.4 76.5

Unemployed

660 609 670 719 630 632 562 660 719

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.0 4.5 4.8 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.4 4.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,903 11,121 11,028 10,957 11,086 11,062 11,030 11,176 11,091

Participation rate

58.5 58.8 58.2 58.8 59.0 58.7 58.4 59.1 58.5

Employed

10,238 10,486 10,481 10,322 10,493 10,461 10,451 10,580 10,570

Employment-population ratio

54.9 55.4 55.3 55.4 55.8 55.5 55.4 55.9 55.8

Unemployed

665 635 547 635 593 601 579 596 521

Unemployment rate

6.1 5.7 5.0 5.8 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.7

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,193 1,410 1,269 1,136 1,228 1,240 1,284 1,227 1,214

Participation rate

31.5 36.7 32.9 30.0 32.1 32.3 33.4 31.9 31.5

Employed

994 1,182 1,073 962 1,042 1,068 1,110 1,073 1,046

Employment-population ratio

26.2 30.7 27.9 25.4 27.2 27.8 28.9 27.9 27.1

Unemployed

199 229 196 174 186 172 174 154 169

Unemployment rate

16.7 16.2 15.4 15.3 15.2 13.9 13.6 12.5 13.9

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: September 01, 2017