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.
2014
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

91,630 93,762 36,809 37,509 54,822 56,253

Persons who currently want a job

5,891 6,065 2,841 2,911 3,050 3,154

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,168 2,055 1,145 1,083 1,024 972

Discouraged workers(2)

698 738 430 485 269 254

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,470 1,317 715 599 755 718

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,143 7,264 3,445 3,580 3,698 3,684

Percent of total employed

4.9 4.9 4.5 4.6 5.4 5.3

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,717 3,872 2,012 2,132 1,705 1,741

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,977 1,988 646 702 1,330 1,287

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

281 244 173 154 107 90

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,118 1,120 591 571 527 549

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 03, 2015