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)
Dec.
2015
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,090 41,102 41,190 40,090 40,825 40,919 41,011 41,102 41,190

Civilian labor force

26,210 27,066 27,032 26,258 26,988 27,063 26,931 26,990 27,079

Participation rate

65.4 65.8 65.6 65.5 66.1 66.1 65.7 65.7 65.7

Employed

24,591 25,540 25,450 24,626 25,460 25,331 25,389 25,448 25,486

Employment-population ratio

61.3 62.1 61.8 61.4 62.4 61.9 61.9 61.9 61.9

Unemployed

1,619 1,526 1,582 1,631 1,528 1,732 1,542 1,541 1,594

Unemployment rate

6.2 5.6 5.9 6.2 5.7 6.4 5.7 5.7 5.9

Not in labor force

13,881 14,037 14,158 13,833 13,838 13,856 14,080 14,113 14,111

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,475 14,932 14,832 14,464 14,895 14,833 14,861 14,881 14,821

Participation rate

80.1 80.6 79.9 80.0 80.9 80.4 80.4 80.3 79.8

Employed

13,639 14,162 14,059 13,681 14,176 14,035 14,118 14,113 14,102

Employment-population ratio

75.4 76.4 75.7 75.7 77.0 76.1 76.4 76.2 75.9

Unemployed

835 770 773 783 719 798 743 768 720

Unemployment rate

5.8 5.2 5.2 5.4 4.8 5.4 5.0 5.2 4.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,608 11,035 11,062 10,630 10,957 11,001 10,912 10,971 11,083

Participation rate

58.0 58.8 58.8 58.2 58.8 58.9 58.3 58.5 58.9

Employed

9,979 10,476 10,435 9,969 10,322 10,296 10,314 10,411 10,424

Employment-population ratio

54.6 55.8 55.5 54.5 55.4 55.1 55.1 55.5 55.4

Unemployed

629 559 627 661 635 705 598 560 659

Unemployment rate

5.9 5.1 5.7 6.2 5.8 6.4 5.5 5.1 5.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,127 1,099 1,138 1,164 1,136 1,229 1,158 1,138 1,175

Participation rate

30.2 28.8 29.8 31.2 30.0 32.4 30.5 29.9 30.8

Employed

972 902 956 976 962 1,000 958 924 960

Employment-population ratio

26.1 23.7 25.1 26.2 25.4 26.3 25.2 24.3 25.2

Unemployed

154 196 182 188 174 229 200 214 215

Unemployment rate

13.7 17.9 16.0 16.1 15.3 18.6 17.3 18.8 18.3

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: January 06, 2017