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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.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Sept.
2015
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

39,165 40,090 40,215 39,165 39,828 39,916 40,005 40,090 40,215

Civilian labor force

25,956 26,210 26,353 26,055 26,074 26,200 26,225 26,270 26,451

Participation rate

66.3 65.4 65.5 66.5 65.5 65.6 65.6 65.5 65.8

Employed

23,998 24,591 24,605 24,302 24,410 24,535 24,543 24,614 24,893

Employment-population ratio

61.3 61.3 61.2 62.1 61.3 61.5 61.3 61.4 61.9

Unemployed

1,958 1,619 1,747 1,753 1,664 1,665 1,682 1,655 1,558

Unemployment rate

7.5 6.2 6.6 6.7 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.3 5.9

Not in labor force

13,208 13,881 13,862 13,110 13,754 13,716 13,780 13,821 13,764

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

14,426 14,475 14,532 14,483 14,471 14,464 14,377 14,454 14,590

Participation rate

81.8 80.1 80.2 82.1 80.6 80.4 79.7 79.9 80.5

Employed

13,413 13,639 13,658 13,644 13,676 13,723 13,601 13,659 13,878

Employment-population ratio

76.0 75.4 75.3 77.3 76.2 76.2 75.4 75.6 76.5

Unemployed

1,013 835 874 839 795 741 776 795 712

Unemployment rate

7.0 5.8 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.1 5.4 5.5 4.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,364 10,608 10,655 10,353 10,511 10,643 10,754 10,646 10,649

Participation rate

58.1 58.0 58.1 58.1 57.9 58.5 59.0 58.2 58.0

Employed

9,677 9,979 9,993 9,706 9,844 9,961 10,031 9,978 10,022

Employment-population ratio

54.3 54.6 54.5 54.4 54.2 54.7 55.0 54.6 54.6

Unemployed

687 629 662 647 667 682 723 668 627

Unemployment rate

6.6 5.9 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.7 6.3 5.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,165 1,127 1,166 1,219 1,093 1,093 1,095 1,170 1,212

Participation rate

31.6 30.2 31.2 33.1 29.4 29.4 29.4 31.3 32.5

Employed

908 972 955 952 889 851 912 977 994

Employment-population ratio

24.6 26.1 25.6 25.8 23.9 22.9 24.5 26.2 26.6

Unemployed

257 154 211 267 203 242 183 193 218

Unemployment rate

22.1 13.7 18.1 21.9 18.6 22.1 16.7 16.5 18.0

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 05, 2016
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