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)
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,302 40,922 41,003 40,302 41,011 41,102 41,190 40,922 41,003

Civilian labor force

26,528 26,927 27,153 26,642 26,931 26,990 27,079 27,044 27,251

Participation rate

65.8 65.8 66.2 66.1 65.7 65.7 65.7 66.1 66.5

Employed

24,967 25,146 25,527 25,188 25,389 25,448 25,486 25,453 25,727

Employment-population ratio

61.9 61.4 62.3 62.5 61.9 61.9 61.9 62.2 62.7

Unemployed

1,561 1,781 1,626 1,454 1,542 1,541 1,594 1,590 1,523

Unemployment rate

5.9 6.6 6.0 5.5 5.7 5.7 5.9 5.9 5.6

Not in labor force

13,774 13,995 13,850 13,661 14,080 14,113 14,111 13,879 13,753

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,639 14,837 14,879 14,707 14,861 14,881 14,821 14,898 14,938

Participation rate

80.6 80.5 80.6 80.9 80.4 80.3 79.8 80.9 80.9

Employed

13,834 13,966 14,081 14,018 14,118 14,113 14,102 14,187 14,253

Employment-population ratio

76.1 75.8 76.3 77.2 76.4 76.2 75.9 77.0 77.2

Unemployed

806 872 798 688 743 768 720 711 685

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.9 5.4 4.7 5.0 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.6

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,754 11,022 11,135 10,744 10,912 10,971 11,083 11,028 11,119

Participation rate

58.5 59.0 59.5 58.4 58.3 58.5 58.9 59.0 59.4

Employed

10,163 10,290 10,501 10,164 10,314 10,411 10,424 10,336 10,494

Employment-population ratio

55.3 55.1 56.1 55.3 55.1 55.5 55.4 55.3 56.0

Unemployed

591 732 635 580 598 560 659 692 625

Unemployment rate

5.5 6.6 5.7 5.4 5.5 5.1 5.9 6.3 5.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,135 1,068 1,139 1,191 1,158 1,138 1,175 1,117 1,193

Participation rate

30.3 28.0 29.9 31.8 30.5 29.9 30.8 29.3 31.3

Employed

970 890 946 1,005 958 924 960 930 980

Employment-population ratio

25.9 23.4 24.8 26.9 25.2 24.3 25.2 24.4 25.7

Unemployed

165 178 193 186 200 214 215 187 214

Unemployment rate

14.5 16.6 17.0 15.6 17.3 18.8 18.3 16.7 17.9

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: March 10, 2017