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Table 5. Persons not in the labor force by disability status, age, and sex, 2013 annual averages

Table 5. Persons not in the labor force by disability status, age, and sex, 2013 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Category Total,
16 years and
over
16 to 64 years Total,
65 years and
over
Total Men Women

PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY

Total not in the labor force

22,814 10,592 5,011 5,582 12,222

Persons who currently want a job

662 473 224 249 189

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

212 175 86 89 37

Discouraged workers(2)

61 45 26 19 15

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

152 130 60 70 22

PERSONS WITH NO DISABILITY

Total not in the labor force

67,476 44,402 16,195 28,207 23,074

Persons who currently want a job

5,728 5,152 2,369 2,782 576

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,147 1,995 1,036 959 152

Discouraged workers(2)

800 726 430 296 74

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,347 1,268 605 663 78

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.

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Last Modified Date: June 11, 2014
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