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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-15. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race,
and Hispanic
or Latino ethnicity
Total Men, 20 years and
over
Women, 20 years and
over
Both sexes, 16 to 19
years
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

261,103 263,559 118,003 119,780 126,648 126,749 16,451 17,030

Civilian labor force

160,379 163,449 82,275 84,157 72,378 73,418 5,727 5,874

Participation rate

61.4 62.0 69.7 70.3 57.1 57.9 34.8 34.5

Employed

151,160 157,991 77,447 81,324 68,605 71,348 5,108 5,319

Employment-population ratio

57.9 59.9 65.6 67.9 54.2 56.3 31.1 31.2

Unemployed

9,220 5,458 4,828 2,834 3,773 2,069 618 555

Unemployment rate

5.7 3.3 5.9 3.4 5.2 2.8 10.8 9.5

Not in labor force

100,723 100,110 35,728 35,623 54,271 53,331 10,725 11,156

White

Civilian noninstitutional population

201,687 202,982 92,512 93,655 97,104 96,861 12,070 12,467

Civilian labor force

123,638 125,320 64,600 65,546 54,576 55,143 4,462 4,630

Participation rate

61.3 61.7 69.8 70.0 56.2 56.9 37.0 37.1

Employed

117,458 121,625 61,269 63,615 52,147 53,794 4,043 4,216

Employment-population ratio

58.2 59.9 66.2 67.9 53.7 55.5 33.5 33.8

Unemployed

6,180 3,694 3,331 1,931 2,429 1,348 420 415

Unemployment rate

5.0 2.9 5.2 2.9 4.5 2.4 9.4 9.0

Not in labor force

78,049 77,663 27,913 28,108 42,529 41,718 7,608 7,837

Black or African American

Civilian noninstitutional population

33,551 34,055 14,176 14,475 16,986 17,107 2,390 2,474

Civilian labor force

20,488 21,176 9,450 9,955 10,315 10,573 723 648

Participation rate

61.1 62.2 66.7 68.8 60.7 61.8 30.2 26.2

Employed

18,555 19,992 8,478 9,343 9,487 10,090 591 558

Employment-population ratio

55.3 58.7 59.8 64.5 55.9 59.0 24.7 22.6

Unemployed

1,932 1,184 973 612 828 482 132 89

Unemployment rate

9.4 5.6 10.3 6.1 8.0 4.6 18.2 13.8

Not in labor force

13,064 12,880 4,726 4,520 6,671 6,534 1,667 1,826

Asian

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,532 16,826 7,258 7,540 8,325 8,453 949 833

Civilian labor force

10,294 10,763 5,360 5,584 4,747 5,022 187 157

Participation rate

62.3 64.0 73.9 74.1 57.0 59.4 19.7 18.8

Employed

9,722 10,453 5,092 5,403 4,468 4,899 163 150

Employment-population ratio

58.8 62.1 70.2 71.7 53.7 58.0 17.1 18.1

Unemployed

571 310 268 181 279 123 24 6

Unemployment rate

5.6 2.9 5.0 3.2 5.9 2.4 12.9 4.1

Not in labor force

6,238 6,064 1,898 1,956 3,578 3,432 762 676

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Civilian noninstitutional population

44,719 45,963 20,207 20,828 20,478 20,892 4,035 4,243

Civilian labor force

29,110 30,311 16,094 16,634 11,768 12,294 1,249 1,384

Participation rate

65.1 65.9 79.6 79.9 57.5 58.8 31.0 32.6

Employed

26,922 29,155 14,928 16,036 10,923 11,859 1,071 1,260

Employment-population ratio

60.2 63.4 73.9 77.0 53.3 56.8 26.5 29.7

Unemployed

2,189 1,156 1,166 598 845 434 178 124

Unemployment rate

7.5 3.8 7.2 3.6 7.2 3.5 14.3 8.9

Not in labor force

15,609 15,652 4,113 4,194 8,710 8,598 2,786 2,859

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. 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.

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2022