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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)
Mar.
2019
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020
Mar.
2019
Nov.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

43,205 43,820 43,895 43,205 43,902 43,986 43,742 43,820 43,895

Civilian labor force

28,900 29,750 29,372 28,919 29,575 29,517 29,672 29,852 29,443

Participation rate

66.9 67.9 66.9 66.9 67.4 67.1 67.8 68.1 67.1

Employed

27,479 28,311 27,531 27,562 28,339 28,286 28,397 28,531 27,672

Employment-population ratio

63.6 64.6 62.7 63.8 64.6 64.3 64.9 65.1 63.0

Unemployed

1,421 1,438 1,841 1,357 1,236 1,231 1,275 1,322 1,771

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.8 6.3 4.7 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.4 6.0

Not in labor force

14,305 14,071 14,523 14,286 14,327 14,468 14,070 13,968 14,452

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

15,836 15,985 15,836 15,833 15,983 15,875 16,114 16,035 15,844

Participation rate

81.2 80.8 79.9 81.2 80.6 79.9 81.6 81.1 80.0

Employed

15,114 15,355 14,943 15,192 15,498 15,393 15,571 15,519 15,037

Employment-population ratio

77.5 77.6 75.4 77.9 78.2 77.5 78.9 78.5 75.9

Unemployed

722 630 893 641 485 483 543 516 807

Unemployment rate

4.6 3.9 5.6 4.0 3.0 3.0 3.4 3.2 5.1

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,842 12,460 12,208 11,841 12,196 12,293 12,242 12,441 12,245

Participation rate

60.0 62.2 60.8 60.0 60.8 61.1 61.2 62.1 61.0

Employed

11,318 11,839 11,462 11,324 11,675 11,736 11,701 11,834 11,507

Employment-population ratio

57.3 59.1 57.1 57.4 58.2 58.4 58.5 59.1 57.3

Unemployed

524 622 746 517 521 558 541 607 738

Unemployment rate

4.4 5.0 6.1 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.9 6.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,222 1,305 1,328 1,245 1,396 1,349 1,316 1,377 1,354

Participation rate

30.8 32.6 33.2 31.4 34.8 33.6 32.9 34.4 33.8

Employed

1,048 1,118 1,126 1,046 1,166 1,157 1,125 1,177 1,128

Employment-population ratio

26.4 27.9 28.1 26.3 29.0 28.8 28.1 29.4 28.2

Unemployed

175 187 202 200 230 191 191 199 225

Unemployment rate

14.3 14.3 15.2 16.0 16.5 14.2 14.5 14.5 16.7

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: April 03, 2020