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.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

90,483 91,630 36,071 36,809 54,412 54,822

Persons who currently want a job

6,399 5,891 3,044 2,841 3,354 3,050

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,326 2,168 1,255 1,145 1,072 1,024

Discouraged workers(2)

803 698 512 430 291 269

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,523 1,470 742 715 781 755

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,192 7,143 3,541 3,445 3,651 3,698

Percent of total employed

5.0 4.9 4.7 4.5 5.4 5.4

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,950 3,717 2,207 2,012 1,742 1,705

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,835 1,977 589 646 1,246 1,330

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

286 281 164 173 122 107

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,092 1,118 564 591 528 527

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 04, 2014