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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
Mar.
2020
Mar.
2021
Mar.
2020
Mar.
2021
Mar.
2020
Mar.
2021

Foreign born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

42,323 43,059 20,474 20,674 21,849 22,385

Civilian labor force

27,819 27,775 15,965 15,838 11,854 11,937

Participation rate

65.7 64.5 78.0 76.6 54.3 53.3

Employed

26,478 25,886 15,301 14,841 11,178 11,045

Employment-population ratio

62.6 60.1 74.7 71.8 51.2 49.3

Unemployed

1,341 1,889 665 997 676 892

Unemployment rate

4.8 6.8 4.2 6.3 5.7 7.5

Not in labor force

14,504 15,285 4,509 4,836 9,995 10,449

Native born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

217,435 217,944 105,165 105,593 112,270 112,351

Civilian labor force

134,718 132,623 69,949 68,890 64,769 63,733

Participation rate

62.0 60.9 66.5 65.2 57.7 56.7

Employed

128,689 124,607 66,493 64,347 62,195 60,260

Employment-population ratio

59.2 57.2 63.2 60.9 55.4 53.6

Unemployed

6,029 8,016 3,456 4,543 2,574 3,473

Unemployment rate

4.5 6.0 4.9 6.6 4.0 5.4

Not in labor force

82,717 85,321 35,216 36,702 47,501 48,619

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: April 02, 2021