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Table A-3. Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-3. Employment status of the Hispanic or Latino population by sex and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
Jan.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

37,976 38,839 39,165 37,976 38,596 38,679 38,760 38,839 39,165

Civilian labor force

24,919 25,630 25,956 25,050 25,491 25,665 25,655 25,644 26,047

Participation rate

65.6 66.0 66.3 66.0 66.0 66.4 66.2 66.0 66.5

Employed

22,647 23,995 23,998 22,980 23,718 23,931 23,963 23,988 24,305

Employment-population ratio

59.6 61.8 61.3 60.5 61.5 61.9 61.8 61.8 62.1

Unemployed

2,271 1,635 1,958 2,070 1,772 1,734 1,692 1,656 1,742

Unemployment rate

9.1 6.4 7.5 8.3 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.5 6.7

Not in labor force

13,058 13,209 13,208 12,927 13,106 13,013 13,105 13,196 13,118

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

13,811 14,299 14,426 13,884 14,154 14,218 14,258 14,264 14,479

Participation rate

80.5 81.3 81.8 80.9 81.0 81.2 81.3 81.1 82.1

Employed

12,678 13,490 13,413 12,917 13,387 13,458 13,432 13,507 13,647

Employment-population ratio

73.9 76.7 76.0 75.3 76.6 76.9 76.5 76.8 77.3

Unemployed

1,133 810 1,013 967 766 760 826 757 832

Unemployment rate

8.2 5.7 7.0 7.0 5.4 5.3 5.8 5.3 5.7

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,108 10,167 10,364 10,103 10,277 10,259 10,253 10,168 10,344

Participation rate

58.9 57.9 58.1 58.8 58.9 58.6 58.5 57.9 58.0

Employed

9,216 9,535 9,677 9,266 9,532 9,522 9,590 9,501 9,704

Employment-population ratio

53.7 54.3 54.3 54.0 54.6 54.4 54.7 54.1 54.4

Unemployed

892 631 687 838 745 737 663 667 640

Unemployment rate

8.8 6.2 6.6 8.3 7.3 7.2 6.5 6.6 6.2

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,000 1,164 1,165 1,063 1,059 1,187 1,144 1,211 1,224

Participation rate

27.4 31.6 31.6 29.2 28.9 32.3 31.1 32.9 33.2

Employed

753 970 908 798 799 950 942 980 954

Employment-population ratio

20.7 26.4 24.6 21.9 21.8 25.9 25.6 26.6 25.9

Unemployed

246 194 257 265 261 237 202 231 270

Unemployment rate

24.6 16.6 22.1 24.9 24.6 20.0 17.7 19.1 22.1

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

NOTE: 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.

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Last Modified Date: February 06, 2015
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