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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
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

88,560 90,451 34,630 35,503 53,930 54,947

Persons who currently want a job

6,862 6,624 3,113 2,851 3,749 3,773

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,414 2,178 1,260 1,069 1,154 1,108

Discouraged workers(2)

988 741 572 444 416 297

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,426 1,437 688 626 738 811

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

6,897 6,787 3,568 3,440 3,329 3,347

Percent of total employed

4.8 4.6 4.6 4.4 4.9 4.9

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,689 3,606 2,061 2,028 1,627 1,578

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,810 1,743 715 628 1,094 1,115

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

289 288 174 204 115 84

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,038 1,099 584 566 454 533

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: August 01, 2014
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