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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
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

89,988 91,794 35,590 36,326 54,398 55,469

Persons who currently want a job

6,291 6,382 2,715 2,657 3,575 3,725

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,342 2,141 1,168 984 1,174 1,157

Discouraged workers(2)

866 775 477 424 389 351

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,476 1,366 692 560 785 806

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

6,776 6,819 3,425 3,419 3,351 3,401

Percent of total employed

4.7 4.7 4.5 4.4 5.0 5.0

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,705 3,658 2,050 1,996 1,655 1,662

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,771 1,748 651 609 1,120 1,139

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

189 269 139 186 50 83

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,062 1,085 564 602 498 483

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: September 05, 2014
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