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
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

90,817 92,380 35,830 36,571 54,987 55,809

Persons who currently want a job

6,694 6,561 2,946 3,009 3,748 3,552

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

2,028 1,914 1,025 898 1,004 1,016

Discouraged workers(2)

676 653 385 384 291 269

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,353 1,261 640 514 713 747

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

6,960 7,025 3,503 3,471 3,456 3,554

Percent of total employed

4.7 4.7 4.5 4.3 5.0 5.1

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,620 3,787 2,030 2,013 1,590 1,774

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,888 1,870 674 682 1,214 1,188

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

272 302 162 196 110 107

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,127 1,014 610 554 517 460

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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