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
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

94,691 95,774 38,233 38,636 56,458 57,138

Persons who currently want a job

5,705 5,449 2,639 2,631 3,066 2,819

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,833 1,684 929 963 904 721

Discouraged workers(2)

663 426 396 295 267 131

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,170 1,258 533 668 638 590

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,855 7,675 3,840 3,630 4,016 4,045

Percent of total employed

5.2 5.1 4.9 4.5 5.7 5.7

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

4,315 4,204 2,345 2,235 1,970 1,969

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

2,067 2,078 696 682 1,371 1,396

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

230 282 133 162 98 120

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,194 1,050 647 521 546 529

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: January 06, 2017