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
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2019

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

95,549 95,714 38,407 38,750 57,142 56,964

Persons who currently want a job

4,793 4,887 2,272 2,267 2,521 2,620

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,454 1,357 770 680 684 677

Discouraged workers(2)

450 412 271 237 179 176

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,004 944 498 443 506 501

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,771 8,047 3,991 3,863 3,781 4,184

Percent of total employed

5.0 5.1 4.9 4.7 5.2 5.7

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

4,272 4,473 2,396 2,309 1,877 2,164

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

2,040 2,197 766 826 1,274 1,371

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

307 282 199 185 109 96

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,108 1,027 612 522 496 505

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: April 05, 2019