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
July
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

94,109 94,284 37,602 37,353 56,507 56,931

Persons who currently want a job

5,483 5,289 2,529 2,465 2,953 2,824

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,498 1,478 727 795 771 683

Discouraged workers(2)

512 368 327 212 184 156

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

986 1,110 400 583 587 527

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,833 8,310 3,715 4,080 4,118 4,230

Percent of total employed

5.0 5.2 4.4 4.8 5.6 5.7

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

4,255 4,503 2,222 2,387 2,034 2,116

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

2,030 2,091 685 725 1,346 1,367

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

416 376 234 268 182 108

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,085 1,277 551 678 534 599

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: August 02, 2019