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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)
Sept.
2011
Aug.
2012
Sept.
2012
Sept.
2011
May
2012
June
2012
July
2012
Aug.
2012
Sept.
2012

HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Civilian noninstitutional population

34,640 36,881 36,969 34,640 36,626 36,708 36,792 36,881 36,969

Civilian labor force

23,058 24,395 24,465 23,014 24,567 24,588 24,497 24,352 24,477

Participation rate

66.6 66.1 66.2 66.4 67.1 67.0 66.6 66.0 66.2

Employed

20,569 21,943 22,164 20,411 21,867 21,885 21,966 21,865 22,050

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.5 60.0 58.9 59.7 59.6 59.7 59.3 59.6

Unemployed

2,488 2,452 2,301 2,603 2,700 2,703 2,531 2,487 2,427

Unemployment rate

10.8 10.1 9.4 11.3 11.0 11.0 10.3 10.2 9.9

Not in labor force

11,582 12,486 12,504 11,626 12,059 12,120 12,294 12,529 12,492

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

13,112 13,430 13,462 - - - - - -

Participation rate

81.7 80.8 80.8 - - - - - -

Employed

11,887 12,336 12,445 - - - - - -

Employment-population ratio

74.1 74.2 74.7 - - - - - -

Unemployed

1,225 1,094 1,017 - - - - - -

Unemployment rate

9.3 8.1 7.6 - - - - - -

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,000 9,751 9,879 - - - - - -

Participation rate

59.3 58.7 59.3 - - - - - -

Employed

7,993 8,745 8,907 - - - - - -

Employment-population ratio

52.7 52.7 53.5 - - - - - -

Unemployed

1,007 1,005 972 - - - - - -

Unemployment rate

11.2 10.3 9.8 - - - - - -

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

946 1,214 1,124 - - - - - -

Participation rate

27.7 33.2 30.7 - - - - - -

Employed

689 861 811 - - - - - -

Employment-population ratio

20.2 23.5 22.2 - - - - - -

Unemployed

257 352 312 - - - - - -

Unemployment rate

27.1 29.0 27.8 - - - - - -

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

- Data not available.
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: March 11, 2021