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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.
2019
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2020

Foreign born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

42,685 41,810 20,523 20,159 22,162 21,651

Civilian labor force

28,121 26,712 15,938 15,377 12,183 11,335

Participation rate

65.9 63.9 77.7 76.3 55.0 52.4

Employed

27,392 24,419 15,586 14,350 11,806 10,068

Employment-population ratio

64.2 58.4 75.9 71.2 53.3 46.5

Unemployed

729 2,293 352 1,027 377 1,266

Unemployment rate

2.6 8.6 2.2 6.7 3.1 11.2

Not in labor force

14,563 15,098 4,585 4,782 9,979 10,316

Native born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

216,953 218,933 105,061 105,969 111,893 112,964

Civilian labor force

135,822 133,361 70,790 69,691 65,031 63,670

Participation rate

62.6 60.9 67.4 65.8 58.1 56.4

Employed

131,086 123,377 68,276 64,466 62,810 58,911

Employment-population ratio

60.4 56.4 65.0 60.8 56.1 52.1

Unemployed

4,736 9,983 2,515 5,224 2,221 4,759

Unemployment rate

3.5 7.5 3.6 7.5 3.4 7.5

Not in labor force

81,131 85,572 34,270 36,278 46,861 49,294

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 05, 2020