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Table 1

Employment of Citizens and Non-Citizens

in the Nation and Swing States

 

2003-Q1

2004-Q1

Change

% Change

 

(Millions of workers)

 

All States

 

 

 

 

All Workers

136.07

137.39

1.33

1.0%

Citizens

124.67

125.62

0.95

0.8%

Non-citizens

11.40

11.77

0.38

3.3%

Swing States (a)

 

 

 

 

All Workers

47.24

48.22

0.98

2.1%

Citizens

44.55

45.32

0.77

1.7%

Non-citizens

2.70

2.91

0.21

7.8%

Percentage Non-citizen

 

 

 

 

All states

8.4%

8.6%

28.5%

 

Swing states

5.7%

6.0%

21.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Rakesh Kochhar, "Latino Labor Report, First Quarter, 2004: Wage Growth

Lags Gains in Employment," Pew Hispanic Center, June 2004.

http://www.pewhispanic.org/site/docs/pdf/Labor%20Report%202004_1%20Final.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

Note: The 18 swing states are: Florida, New Mexico, Wisconsin, Iowa, Oregon,

New Hampshire, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Nevada, Tennessee, Pennsylvania,

Maine, Michigan, Arkansas, Washington, West Virginia and Arizona.

 

Table 2

Labor Force and Employment Growth of

Hispanics and Non-Hispanics, 2003-04

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003-Q1

2004-Q1

Change

% Change

Labor Force

 

 

 

 

Hispanics

18,288,430

18,974,619

686,189

3.8%

Non-Hispanics

127,016,470

127,389,040

372,570

0.3%

Employment

 

 

 

 

Hispanics

16,733,596

17,438,375

704,779

4.2%

    Recent immigrants (a)

728,248

1,476,553

748,305

102.8%

    All Other Hispanics

16,005,348

15,961,822

-43,526

-0.3%

Non-Hispanics

119,334,052

119,956,617

622,565

0.5%

% Hispanic

 

 

 

 

Labor Force

12.6%

13.0%

64.8%

 

Employment

12.3%

12.7%

53.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

a. Year of entry 2000 or later.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Rakesh Kochhar, "Latino Labor Report, First Quarter, 2004: Wage Growth

Lags Gains in Employment," Pew Hispanic Center, June 2004. Table 3.

http://www.pewhispanic.org/site/docs/pdf/Labor%20Report%202004_1%20Final.pdf

 

Table 3

 Median Weekly Wages for Hispanics

and Non-Hispanics, 2002-04

(Wages are in 2003 Dollars)

 

 

Non-Hispanic

Non-Hispanic

Non-Hispanic

 

Hispanics

Whites

Blacks

Others

2002-Q1

$403

$597

$477

$546

2003-Q1

$402

$579

$476

$579

2004-Q1

$395

$593

$474

$581

% change,

 

 

 

 

2002-2004:

-2.0%

-0.7%

-0.6%

6.4%

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Rakesh Kochhar, "Latino Labor Report, First Quarter, 2004: Wage Growth

Lags Gains in Employment," Pew Hispanic Center, June 2004.

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.