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)
Nov.
2017
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,751 43,054 43,146 41,751 42,767 42,863 42,959 43,054 43,146

Civilian labor force

27,479 28,512 28,854 27,389 28,495 28,242 28,346 28,500 28,806

Participation rate

65.8 66.2 66.9 65.6 66.6 65.9 66.0 66.2 66.8

Employed

26,196 27,343 27,585 26,088 27,223 26,927 27,059 27,252 27,510

Employment-population ratio

62.7 63.5 63.9 62.5 63.7 62.8 63.0 63.3 63.8

Unemployed

1,283 1,169 1,269 1,301 1,273 1,315 1,287 1,248 1,296

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.1 4.4 4.8 4.5 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.5

Not in labor force

14,272 14,542 14,293 14,361 14,272 14,621 14,613 14,554 14,340

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,999 15,442 15,599 14,969 15,519 15,421 15,416 15,440 15,594

Participation rate

79.8 79.4 80.1 79.6 80.4 79.7 79.5 79.4 80.1

Employed

14,432 14,898 15,080 14,400 15,017 14,849 14,822 14,844 15,062

Employment-population ratio

76.8 76.6 77.4 76.6 77.8 76.7 76.4 76.4 77.3

Unemployed

567 544 519 569 502 572 594 596 532

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.5 3.3 3.8 3.2 3.7 3.9 3.9 3.4

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,314 11,778 11,945 11,222 11,684 11,593 11,673 11,756 11,845

Participation rate

59.3 59.9 60.6 58.8 59.8 59.2 59.5 59.8 60.1

Employed

10,769 11,305 11,395 10,676 11,131 11,009 11,172 11,255 11,295

Employment-population ratio

56.4 57.5 57.8 56.0 57.0 56.3 57.0 57.3 57.3

Unemployed

545 472 550 546 553 584 501 501 550

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.0 4.6 4.9 4.7 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,166 1,293 1,310 1,198 1,292 1,228 1,257 1,304 1,367

Participation rate

30.1 32.6 33.0 30.9 32.8 31.1 31.8 32.9 34.5

Employed

995 1,140 1,110 1,012 1,075 1,068 1,065 1,153 1,153

Employment-population ratio

25.7 28.8 28.0 26.2 27.3 27.1 26.9 29.1 29.1

Unemployed

171 152 200 185 218 160 192 151 214

Unemployment rate

14.7 11.8 15.3 15.5 16.8 13.0 15.3 11.6 15.6

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: December 07, 2018