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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
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

96,332 95,694 39,113 38,855 57,220 56,840

Persons who currently want a job

5,070 4,637 2,381 2,146 2,689 2,492

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,577 1,299 832 629 745 670

Discouraged workers(2)

383 321 223 171 160 151

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,194 978 608 458 585 519

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,670 8,331 3,736 3,901 3,934 4,430

Percent of total employed

4.9 5.3 4.5 4.7 5.4 5.9

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

4,200 4,787 2,253 2,353 1,946 2,435

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

2,050 2,114 736 725 1,315 1,389

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

331 279 201 211 130 67

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,044 1,115 519 593 525 522

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: October 04, 2019