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)
Apr.
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

40,474 41,081 41,162 40,474 41,190 40,922 41,003 41,081 41,162

Civilian labor force

26,530 27,354 27,155 26,600 27,079 27,044 27,251 27,387 27,241

Participation rate

65.5 66.6 66.0 65.7 65.7 66.1 66.5 66.7 66.2

Employed

25,036 25,929 25,897 24,966 25,486 25,453 25,727 25,986 25,832

Employment-population ratio

61.9 63.1 62.9 61.7 61.9 62.2 62.7 63.3 62.8

Unemployed

1,493 1,425 1,258 1,634 1,594 1,590 1,523 1,402 1,410

Unemployment rate

5.6 5.2 4.6 6.1 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.1 5.2

Not in labor force

13,944 13,727 14,007 13,874 14,111 13,879 13,753 13,694 13,921

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,656 14,929 14,890 14,687 14,821 14,898 14,938 14,957 14,927

Participation rate

80.3 80.7 80.3 80.5 79.8 80.9 80.9 80.9 80.5

Employed

13,985 14,217 14,331 13,952 14,102 14,187 14,253 14,291 14,297

Employment-population ratio

76.7 76.9 77.3 76.5 75.9 77.0 77.2 77.3 77.1

Unemployed

671 712 559 735 720 711 685 666 630

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.8 3.8 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.2

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,768 11,165 11,098 10,747 11,083 11,028 11,119 11,127 11,086

Participation rate

58.3 59.5 59.0 58.2 58.9 59.0 59.4 59.3 59.0

Employed

10,099 10,631 10,538 10,045 10,424 10,336 10,494 10,600 10,493

Employment-population ratio

54.7 56.7 56.1 54.4 55.4 55.3 56.0 56.5 55.8

Unemployed

670 534 561 702 659 692 625 527 593

Unemployment rate

6.2 4.8 5.1 6.5 5.9 6.3 5.6 4.7 5.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,105 1,260 1,166 1,166 1,175 1,117 1,193 1,304 1,228

Participation rate

29.4 33.0 30.4 31.0 30.8 29.3 31.3 34.1 32.1

Employed

952 1,081 1,028 969 960 930 980 1,095 1,042

Employment-population ratio

25.3 28.3 26.8 25.8 25.2 24.4 25.7 28.6 27.2

Unemployed

153 179 138 197 215 187 214 209 186

Unemployment rate

13.8 14.2 11.9 16.9 18.3 16.7 17.9 16.0 15.2

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: May 05, 2017