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
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

93,712 94,481 37,473 37,890 56,238 56,592

Persons who currently want a job

6,096 5,671 2,796 2,658 3,300 3,014

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,115 1,715 1,096 870 1,019 845

Discouraged workers(2)

756 568 450 369 306 199

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,360 1,146 646 500 713 646

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,000 7,383 3,293 3,598 3,707 3,785

Percent of total employed

4.7 4.9 4.2 4.5 5.3 5.3

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,759 3,904 1,936 2,162 1,823 1,742

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,939 2,164 618 751 1,320 1,413

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

214 242 144 171 70 70

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,050 1,013 570 467 480 546

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: May 06, 2016