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.

Dec. 15, 2008

Latino Workers in the Ongoing Recession: 2007 to 2008

A small but significant decline has occurred during the current recession in the share of Latino immigrants active in the U.S. labor force.

Oct. 2, 2008

Sharp Decline in Income for Non-Citizen Immigrant Households, 2006-2007

The current economic slowdown has taken a far greater toll on non-citizen immigrants than it has on the United States population as a whole.

Jun. 4, 2008

Latino Labor Report, 2008: Construction Reverses Job Growth for Latinos

Due mainly to a slump in the construction industry, the unemployment rate for Hispanics in the U.S. rose to 6.5% in the first quarter of 2008, well above the 4.7% rate for all non-Hispanics.

May. 8, 2008

Hispanic Women in the United States, 2007

Fact Sheet

Jan. 23, 2008

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2006

This statistical profile of the Latino population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2006 American Community Survey.

Jan. 23, 2008

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2006

This statistical profile of the foreign-born population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2006 American Community Survey.

Jan. 23, 2008

Arizona: Population and Labor Force Characteristics, 2000-2006

Fact Sheet