The project tracks employment trends for Latinos on a regular basis, examining differences by nativity, generation, country of origin, gender, occupation and industry. The reports also offer comparisons with other racial and ethnic groups.

Also see our statistical portraits, state and county databases, demographic profiles and Census 2010 tables for data on the characteristics of the Latino and foreign-born populations in the United States.

Multi-section ReportsJune 8, 2016

Latinos Increasingly Confident in Personal Finances, See Better Economic Times Ahead

Yet many economic indicators show few gains for the community since the Great Recession

PublicationsApril 19, 2016

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States

There were 55.3 million Hispanics in the United States in 2014, comprising 17.3% of the total U.S. population.

Pew Research CenterApril 19, 2016

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States

There were 55.3 million Hispanics in the United States in 2014, comprising 17.3% of the total U.S. population.

Multi-section ReportsMarch 26, 2015

Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production, Construction Jobs Falls Since 2007

In States, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Construction Are Top Industries

Multi-section ReportsMarch 26, 2015

Testimony of Jeffrey S. Passel – Unauthorized Immigrant Population: National and State Trends, Industries and Occupations

Written testimony submitted to U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs for a hearing on: Securing the Border: Defining the Current Population Living in the Shadows and Addressing Future Flows

Multi-section ReportsAugust 11, 2014

Puerto Rican Population Declines on Island, Grows on U.S. Mainland

Puerto Ricans have left the financially troubled island for the U.S. mainland this decade in their largest numbers since the Great Migration after World War II, citing job-related reasons above all others.

Multi-section ReportsJune 19, 2014

Latino Jobs Growth Driven by U.S. Born

Immigrants No Longer the Majority of Hispanic Workers

PublicationsApril 29, 2014

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2012

PublicationsApril 29, 2014

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2012

PublicationsFebruary 15, 2013

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2011