Table A-16. Persons not in the labor force and multiple jobholders by sex, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-16. Persons not in the labor force and multiple jobholders by sex, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category Total Men Women
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

90,632 92,543 36,048 36,999 54,585 55,545

Persons who currently want a job

5,775 6,007 2,556 2,695 3,219 3,312

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,302 2,226 1,124 1,101 1,178 1,125

Discouraged workers(2)

852 698 462 438 391 260

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,450 1,527 663 663 787 864

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

6,952 7,100 3,559 3,499 3,393 3,600

Percent of total employed

4.8 4.8 4.6 4.5 5.0 5.3

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,774 3,785 2,166 2,109 1,608 1,675

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,889 1,926 671 646 1,218 1,280

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

214 252 136 146 79 106

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,035 1,103 558 582 477 521

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.
(4) Includes a small number of persons who work part time on their primary job and full time on their secondary job(s), not shown separately.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: October 03, 2014