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October 10, 2003, 05:00 AM
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Employment Data by Race and Hispanic

Origin, January-September 2003

January

August

September

Change,

Change,

% Change,

2003

2003

2003

8/03-9/03

1/03-9/03

1/03-9/03

Civilian Population (1,000s)

White

180,460

181,512

181,696

184

1,236

0.7%

Black

25,484

25,742

25,784

 42

300

1.2%

Hispanic

26,994

27,701

27,808

107

814

3.0%

Labor Force (1,000s)

White

120,984

120,669

120,307

-362

-677

-0.6%

Black

16,374

16,579

16,724

145

350

2.1%

Hispanic

18,614

18,829

18,859

  30

245

1.3%

Employed (1,000s)

White

113,995

114,141

113,934

-207

 -61

-0.1%

Black

14,684

14,769

14,853

  84

169

1.2%

Hispanic

17,155

17,370

17,448

  78

293

1.7%

Unemployment Rate (%)

White

5.1

5.4

5.3

-0.1

0.2

3.9%

Black

10.3

10.9

11.2

0.3

0.9

8.7%

Hispanic

7.8

7.8

7.5

-0.3

-0.3

-3.8%

Source: BLS, Employment status of the civilian population by race, sex, and age (Table A-2).

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t02.htm
http://data.bls.gov/servlet/SurveyOutputServlet BLS, Employment status of the Hispanic Population by sex and age (Table A-3),
http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t03.htm
October 3, 2003.
Note: Employment, labor force, and unemployment rate figures are seasonally adjusted.
Population figures are for persons 16 years and older, i.e., the working age population. .