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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
June
2013
June
2014
June
2013
June
2014
June
2013
June
2014

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

88,463 90,817 34,654 35,830 53,809 54,987

Persons who currently want a job

7,152 6,694 3,243 2,946 3,909 3,748

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,582 2,028 1,332 1,025 1,250 1,004

Discouraged workers(2)

1,027 676 595 385 431 291

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,555 1,353 737 640 818 713

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

6,990 6,960 3,640 3,503 3,350 3,456

Percent of total employed

4.8 4.7 4.7 4.5 5.0 5.0

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,727 3,620 2,197 2,030 1,530 1,590

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,808 1,888 679 674 1,128 1,214

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

246 272 135 162 111 110

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,156 1,127 603 610 554 517

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: July 03, 2014
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