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
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

92,380 93,262 36,571 36,638 55,809 56,625

Persons who currently want a job

6,561 6,101 3,009 2,764 3,552 3,336

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,914 1,779 898 897 1,016 882

Discouraged workers(2)

653 502 384 294 269 208

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,261 1,277 514 603 747 674

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,025 7,059 3,471 3,486 3,554 3,573

Percent of total employed

4.7 4.6 4.3 4.3 5.1 5.1

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,787 3,908 2,013 2,134 1,774 1,774

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,870 1,881 682 648 1,188 1,233

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

302 288 196 205 107 83

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,014 938 554 477 460 461

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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