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
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

92,916 93,240 36,409 37,099 56,507 56,141

Persons who currently want a job

6,244 5,713 2,905 2,600 3,339 3,113

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,950 1,629 1,071 837 879 792

Discouraged workers(2)

591 536 358 276 233 259

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,359 1,093 713 560 646 533

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,190 7,303 3,520 3,680 3,670 3,623

Percent of total employed

4.7 4.7 4.3 4.5 5.2 5.0

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,842 3,938 2,103 2,171 1,739 1,767

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,964 1,979 677 663 1,287 1,316

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

306 352 166 227 139 124

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,000 983 538 588 462 395

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 04, 2017