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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
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2020

Foreign born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

43,527 42,504 21,187 20,489 22,340 22,015

Civilian labor force

28,439 26,285 16,521 15,238 11,918 11,047

Participation rate

65.3 61.8 78.0 74.4 53.3 50.2

Employed

27,660 21,961 16,122 12,908 11,539 9,053

Employment-population ratio

63.5 51.7 76.1 63.0 51.7 41.1

Unemployed

779 4,324 400 2,330 379 1,994

Unemployment rate

2.7 16.5 2.4 15.3 3.2 18.1

Not in labor force

15,088 16,219 4,665 5,251 10,422 10,968

Native born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

215,166 217,392 103,927 105,218 111,239 112,174

Civilian labor force

133,657 129,545 69,506 67,582 64,151 61,963

Participation rate

62.1 59.6 66.9 64.2 57.7 55.2

Employed

129,049 111,365 66,842 58,902 62,208 52,463

Employment-population ratio

60.0 51.2 64.3 56.0 55.9 46.8

Unemployed

4,608 18,180 2,664 8,680 1,944 9,500

Unemployment rate

3.4 14.0 3.8 12.8 3.0 15.3

Not in labor force

81,509 87,847 34,421 37,636 47,087 50,211

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: May 11, 2020