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.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

42,419 43,127 43,205 42,419 43,146 43,234 43,044 43,127 43,205

Civilian labor force

27,926 28,631 28,900 27,939 28,820 28,963 28,985 28,724 28,929

Participation rate

65.8 66.4 66.9 65.9 66.8 67.0 67.3 66.6 67.0

Employed

26,463 27,270 27,479 26,528 27,524 27,701 27,579 27,480 27,566

Employment-population ratio

62.4 63.2 63.6 62.5 63.8 64.1 64.1 63.7 63.8

Unemployed

1,463 1,361 1,421 1,412 1,296 1,261 1,406 1,245 1,363

Unemployment rate

5.2 4.8 4.9 5.1 4.5 4.4 4.9 4.3 4.7

Not in labor force

14,493 14,496 14,305 14,479 14,326 14,271 14,060 14,403 14,277

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

15,369 15,628 15,836 15,369 15,595 15,651 15,699 15,675 15,832

Participation rate

80.3 80.3 81.2 80.3 80.1 80.2 80.8 80.5 81.2

Employed

14,624 14,953 15,114 14,694 15,063 15,107 15,066 15,117 15,187

Employment-population ratio

76.4 76.8 77.5 76.8 77.3 77.4 77.6 77.7 77.9

Unemployed

744 675 722 674 533 544 633 557 646

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.3 4.6 4.4 3.4 3.5 4.0 3.6 4.1

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,270 11,806 11,842 11,248 11,857 12,002 11,968 11,798 11,839

Participation rate

58.2 59.9 60.0 58.1 60.2 60.8 60.9 59.9 60.0

Employed

10,711 11,328 11,318 10,695 11,308 11,487 11,396 11,331 11,321

Employment-population ratio

55.3 57.5 57.3 55.2 57.4 58.2 58.0 57.5 57.4

Unemployed

559 478 524 553 550 515 572 466 518

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.0 4.4 4.9 4.6 4.3 4.8 4.0 4.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,287 1,197 1,222 1,322 1,367 1,310 1,318 1,252 1,257

Participation rate

32.9 30.2 30.8 33.8 34.5 33.0 33.3 31.6 31.7

Employed

1,128 988 1,048 1,138 1,154 1,107 1,117 1,031 1,058

Employment-population ratio

28.8 24.9 26.4 29.1 29.1 27.9 28.2 26.0 26.6

Unemployed

159 209 175 184 214 202 201 221 199

Unemployment rate

12.4 17.4 14.3 13.9 15.6 15.4 15.2 17.6 15.9

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: April 05, 2019