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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
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

93,762 93,914 37,509 37,729 56,253 56,185

Persons who currently want a job

6,065 5,446 2,911 2,451 3,154 2,995

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,055 1,720 1,083 903 972 816

Discouraged workers(2)

738 585 485 361 254 224

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,317 1,135 599 542 718 592

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,264 7,592 3,580 3,730 3,684 3,862

Percent of total employed

4.9 5.0 4.6 4.7 5.3 5.5

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,872 4,254 2,132 2,337 1,741 1,917

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,988 2,051 702 715 1,287 1,336

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

244 281 154 187 90 93

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,120 976 571 473 549 503

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: April 01, 2016
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