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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)
Mar.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

38,126 39,244 39,323 38,126 38,760 38,839 39,165 39,244 39,323

Civilian labor force

25,158 25,850 25,991 25,287 25,655 25,644 26,047 25,962 26,087

Participation rate

66.0 65.9 66.1 66.3 66.2 66.0 66.5 66.2 66.3

Employed

23,126 23,975 24,177 23,284 23,963 23,988 24,305 24,238 24,319

Employment-population ratio

60.7 61.1 61.5 61.1 61.8 61.8 62.1 61.8 61.8

Unemployed

2,031 1,875 1,814 2,003 1,692 1,656 1,742 1,724 1,768

Unemployment rate

8.1 7.3 7.0 7.9 6.6 6.5 6.7 6.6 6.8

Not in labor force

12,968 13,395 13,332 12,838 13,105 13,196 13,118 13,282 13,236

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

13,922 14,388 14,407 13,992 14,258 14,264 14,479 14,465 14,465

Participation rate

80.8 81.4 81.3 81.2 81.3 81.1 82.1 81.8 81.6

Employed

12,968 13,397 13,519 13,077 13,432 13,507 13,647 13,601 13,627

Employment-population ratio

75.2 75.8 76.3 75.9 76.5 76.8 77.3 76.9 76.9

Unemployed

954 991 888 915 826 757 832 864 837

Unemployment rate

6.9 6.9 6.2 6.5 5.8 5.3 5.7 6.0 5.8

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

10,200 10,333 10,453 10,200 10,253 10,168 10,344 10,309 10,435

Participation rate

59.2 57.8 58.4 59.2 58.5 57.9 58.0 57.7 58.3

Employed

9,342 9,667 9,748 9,363 9,590 9,501 9,704 9,685 9,755

Employment-population ratio

54.2 54.1 54.4 54.3 54.7 54.1 54.4 54.2 54.5

Unemployed

857 666 705 837 663 667 640 625 680

Unemployment rate

8.4 6.4 6.7 8.2 6.5 6.6 6.2 6.1 6.5

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

1,036 1,129 1,131 1,094 1,144 1,211 1,224 1,187 1,187

Participation rate

28.4 30.6 30.6 30.0 31.1 32.9 33.2 32.2 32.2

Employed

816 911 909 844 942 980 954 952 937

Employment-population ratio

22.3 24.7 24.6 23.1 25.6 26.6 25.9 25.8 25.4

Unemployed

220 218 222 250 202 231 270 235 250

Unemployment rate

21.3 19.3 19.6 22.9 17.7 19.1 22.1 19.8 21.1

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: April 03, 2015
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