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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)
Apr.
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

39,405 40,386 40,474 39,405 40,090 40,215 40,302 40,386 40,474

Civilian labor force

26,092 26,709 26,530 26,156 26,270 26,451 26,642 26,782 26,595

Participation rate

66.2 66.1 65.5 66.4 65.5 65.8 66.1 66.3 65.7

Employed

24,443 25,183 25,036 24,348 24,614 24,893 25,193 25,289 24,960

Employment-population ratio

62.0 62.4 61.9 61.8 61.4 61.9 62.5 62.6 61.7

Unemployed

1,650 1,526 1,493 1,808 1,655 1,558 1,449 1,493 1,636

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.7 5.6 6.9 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.6 6.1

Not in labor force

13,312 13,677 13,944 13,248 13,821 13,764 13,660 13,604 13,878

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,442 14,759 14,656 14,476 14,454 14,590 14,705 14,799 14,685

Participation rate

81.3 81.1 80.3 81.5 79.9 80.5 80.9 81.3 80.5

Employed

13,646 13,995 13,985 13,611 13,659 13,878 14,018 14,085 13,949

Employment-population ratio

76.8 76.9 76.7 76.6 75.6 76.5 77.2 77.4 76.5

Unemployed

796 764 671 865 795 712 688 714 736

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.2 4.6 6.0 5.5 4.9 4.7 4.8 5.0

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,556 10,836 10,768 10,527 10,646 10,649 10,742 10,814 10,744

Participation rate

58.8 58.8 58.3 58.6 58.2 58.0 58.4 58.7 58.2

Employed

9,876 10,226 10,099 9,801 9,978 10,022 10,167 10,218 10,041

Employment-population ratio

55.0 55.5 54.7 54.6 54.6 54.6 55.3 55.5 54.4

Unemployed

680 610 670 727 668 627 576 596 703

Unemployment rate

6.4 5.6 6.2 6.9 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.5 6.5

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,094 1,115 1,105 1,154 1,170 1,212 1,194 1,168 1,166

Participation rate

29.6 29.7 29.4 31.2 31.3 32.5 31.9 31.1 31.0

Employed

920 962 952 937 977 994 1,008 986 969

Employment-population ratio

24.9 25.6 25.3 25.3 26.2 26.6 26.9 26.3 25.8

Unemployed

174 153 153 217 193 218 186 182 196

Unemployment rate

15.9 13.7 13.8 18.8 16.5 18.0 15.6 15.6 16.8

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: May 06, 2016
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