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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
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

92,594 93,712 37,384 37,473 55,210 56,238

Persons who currently want a job

6,088 6,096 2,963 2,796 3,125 3,300

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,160 2,115 1,192 1,096 969 1,019

Discouraged workers(2)

783 756 488 450 295 306

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,378 1,360 704 646 674 713

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,162 7,000 3,498 3,293 3,665 3,707

Percent of total employed

4.9 4.7 4.5 4.2 5.3 5.3

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,805 3,759 2,105 1,936 1,699 1,823

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

2,008 1,939 686 618 1,322 1,320

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

246 214 149 144 97 70

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,055 1,050 539 570 516 480

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 08, 2015
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