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Table A-7. Employment status of the civilian population by nativity and sex, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-7. Employment status of the civilian population by nativity and sex, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status and nativity Total Men Women
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021

Foreign born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

41,810 43,111 20,159 20,904 21,651 22,207

Civilian labor force

26,712 28,100 15,377 16,212 11,335 11,887

Participation rate

63.9 65.2 76.3 77.6 52.4 53.5

Employed

24,419 26,816 14,350 15,540 10,068 11,276

Employment-population ratio

58.4 62.2 71.2 74.3 46.5 50.8

Unemployed

2,293 1,284 1,027 672 1,266 611

Unemployment rate

8.6 4.6 6.7 4.1 11.2 5.1

Not in labor force

15,098 15,012 4,782 4,692 10,316 10,320

Native born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

218,933 218,654 105,969 105,743 112,964 112,911

Civilian labor force

133,361 133,293 69,691 69,503 63,670 63,790

Participation rate

60.9 61.0 65.8 65.7 56.4 56.5

Employed

123,377 127,210 64,466 66,191 58,911 61,019

Employment-population ratio

56.4 58.2 60.8 62.6 52.1 54.0

Unemployed

9,983 6,083 5,224 3,312 4,759 2,771

Unemployment rate

7.5 4.6 7.5 4.8 7.5 4.3

Not in labor force

85,572 85,362 36,278 36,240 49,294 49,121

NOTE: The foreign born are those residing in the United States who were not U.S. citizens at birth. That is, they were born outside the United States or one of its outlying areas such as Puerto Rico or Guam, to parents neither of whom was a U.S. citizen. The native born are persons who were born in the United States or one of its outlying areas such as Puerto Rico or Guam or who were born abroad of at least one parent who was a U.S. citizen. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: October 08, 2021