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)
Jan.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

42,249 43,234 43,044 42,249 42,959 43,054 43,146 43,234 43,044

Civilian labor force

27,713 28,913 28,828 27,831 28,388 28,513 28,820 28,963 28,985

Participation rate

65.6 66.9 67.0 65.9 66.1 66.2 66.8 67.0 67.3

Employed

26,114 27,659 27,208 26,434 27,102 27,266 27,524 27,701 27,579

Employment-population ratio

61.8 64.0 63.2 62.6 63.1 63.3 63.8 64.1 64.1

Unemployed

1,599 1,255 1,620 1,397 1,287 1,248 1,296 1,261 1,406

Unemployment rate

5.8 4.3 5.6 5.0 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.9

Not in labor force

14,536 14,321 14,217 14,418 14,571 14,541 14,326 14,271 14,060

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

15,281 15,639 15,657 15,327 15,424 15,448 15,595 15,651 15,699

Participation rate

80.2 80.1 80.6 80.4 79.5 79.5 80.1 80.2 80.8

Employed

14,448 15,042 14,848 14,660 14,832 14,854 15,063 15,107 15,066

Employment-population ratio

75.8 77.1 76.4 76.9 76.5 76.4 77.3 77.4 77.6

Unemployed

833 596 809 667 592 594 533 544 633

Unemployment rate

5.4 3.8 5.2 4.4 3.8 3.8 3.4 3.5 4.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

11,243 11,996 11,945 11,257 11,689 11,767 11,857 12,002 11,968

Participation rate

58.3 60.8 60.8 58.4 59.6 59.9 60.2 60.8 60.9

Employed

10,683 11,511 11,332 10,736 11,188 11,266 11,308 11,487 11,396

Employment-population ratio

55.4 58.3 57.6 55.7 57.0 57.3 57.4 58.2 58.0

Unemployed

560 485 613 521 501 501 550 515 572

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.0 5.1 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.6 4.3 4.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,189 1,278 1,226 1,248 1,276 1,298 1,367 1,310 1,318

Participation rate

30.4 32.2 31.0 31.9 32.3 32.8 34.5 33.0 33.3

Employed

982 1,105 1,028 1,038 1,082 1,145 1,154 1,107 1,117

Employment-population ratio

25.1 27.8 26.0 26.6 27.4 28.9 29.1 27.9 28.2

Unemployed

207 173 198 210 193 153 214 202 201

Unemployment rate

17.4 13.6 16.1 16.8 15.2 11.8 15.6 15.4 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: February 01, 2019