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
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

96,743 96,135 39,048 39,060 57,695 57,075

Persons who currently want a job

5,364 5,435 2,427 2,610 2,937 2,825

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,653 1,614 917 802 736 813

Discouraged workers(2)

451 426 282 240 169 186

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,202 1,188 635 561 567 627

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,751 7,749 3,931 3,846 3,820 3,904

Percent of total employed

5.1 5.0 4.9 4.7 5.3 5.3

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

4,207 4,452 2,330 2,399 1,877 2,053

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

2,042 1,879 762 636 1,280 1,243

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

339 249 207 183 132 66

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,109 1,133 600 619 509 514

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: February 01, 2019