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.
Between Two Worlds: How Young Latinos Come of Age in America
A Pew Hispanic Center report based on a new nationwide survey of Latino youths and on analyses of government data examines the values, attitudes, experiences and self-identity of this generation as it comes of age in America.
Latinos and Education: Explaining the Attainment Gap
Nearly nine-in-ten (89%) Latino young adults ages 16 to 25 say that a college education is important for success in life, yet only about half that number-48%-say that they themselves plan to get a college degree.
The Changing Pathways of Hispanic Youths Into Adulthood
Young Latino adults in the United States are more likely to be in school or the work force now than their counterparts were in previous generations.
A Portrait of Unauthorized Immigrants in the United States
The nation’s 11.9 million unauthorized immigrants are more geographically dispersed than in the past, according to a new demographic and geographic analysis of this group that includes population and labor force estimates for each state.
Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2007
This statistical profile of the Latino population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2007 American Community Survey.
Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2007
This statistical profile of the foreign-born population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2007 American Community Survey.
Unemployment Rose Sharply Among Latino Immigrants in 2008
The current recession is having an especially severe impact on employment prospects for immigrant Hispanics.
Hispanics and the Economic Downturn: Housing Woes and Remittance Cuts
Almost one-in-ten (9%) Latino homeowners say they missed a mortgage payment or were unable to make a full payment and 3% say they received a foreclosure notice in the past year.