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
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

94,771 95,992 38,181 38,453 56,590 57,539

Persons who currently want a job

5,560 5,010 2,605 2,294 2,955 2,716

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,534 1,362 855 706 680 657

Discouraged workers(2)

455 408 319 242 135 165

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,080 955 535 463 544 491

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,609 7,637 3,782 3,841 3,827 3,797

Percent of total employed

5.0 4.9 4.6 4.6 5.3 5.2

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

4,184 4,237 2,285 2,337 1,900 1,900

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

2,027 2,040 707 756 1,319 1,284

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

304 273 185 163 119 111

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,043 1,053 582 572 461 480

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: May 04, 2018