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
June
2017
June
2018
June
2017
June
2018
June
2017
June
2018

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

93,621 94,365 37,245 37,616 56,376 56,749

Persons who currently want a job

5,725 5,654 2,648 2,608 3,077 3,046

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,582 1,437 843 804 739 633

Discouraged workers(2)

514 359 340 240 174 120

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,069 1,078 503 565 565 513

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,425 7,457 3,726 3,631 3,699 3,826

Percent of total employed

4.8 4.8 4.5 4.4 5.1 5.2

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

4,014 4,136 2,292 2,150 1,722 1,986

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,997 1,872 685 689 1,311 1,183

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

305 360 194 242 112 118

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,041 1,032 516 519 525 513

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: July 06, 2018