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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
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

90,451 92,349 35,503 36,309 54,947 56,041

Persons who currently want a job

6,624 6,446 2,851 2,860 3,773 3,586

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,178 1,927 1,069 1,017 1,108 911

Discouraged workers(2)

741 668 444 377 297 291

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,437 1,259 626 639 811 620

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

6,787 6,997 3,440 3,602 3,347 3,395

Percent of total employed

4.6 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.9 4.9

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,606 3,798 2,028 2,198 1,578 1,600

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,743 1,902 628 665 1,115 1,237

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

288 247 204 167 84 80

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,099 982 566 537 533 446

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 07, 2015
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