Table 5. Persons not in the labor force by disability status, age, and sex, 2014 annual averages

Table 5. Persons not in the labor force by disability status, age, and sex, 2014 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Category Total,
16 years and
over
16 to 64 years Total,
65 years and
over
Total Men Women

PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY

Total not in the labor force

23,520 10,895 5,201 5,694 12,625

Persons who currently want a job

717 510 258 252 207

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

225 184 99 85 41

Discouraged workers(2)

68 52 34 18 16

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

157 132 65 66 25

PERSONS WITH NO DISABILITY

Total not in the labor force

68,505 44,528 16,284 28,244 23,977

Persons who currently want a job

5,606 5,008 2,293 2,715 598

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,983 1,828 936 891 155

Discouraged workers(2)

671 604 362 242 67

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,312 1,224 575 649 88

Footnotes
(1) Data refer to persons who want a job, have searched for work during the prior 12 months, and were available to take a job during the reference week, but had not looked for work in the past 4 weeks.
(2) Includes those who did not actively look for work in the prior 4 weeks for reasons such as thinks no work available, could not find work, lacks schooling or training, employer thinks too young or old, and other types of discrimination.
(3) Includes those who did not actively look for work in the prior 4 weeks for such reasons as school or family responsibilities, ill health, and transportation problems, as well as a number for whom reason for nonparticipation was not determined.

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Last Modified Date: June 16, 2015