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Table 5. Persons not in the labor force by disability status, age, and sex, 2020 annual averages

Table 5. Persons not in the labor force by disability status, age, and sex, 2020 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Category Total,
16 years and
over
16 to 64 years Total,
65 years and
over
Total Men Women

PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY

Total not in the labor force

23,796 9,847 4,799 5,048 13,948

Persons who currently want a job

719 515 261 254 204

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

182 140 77 63 42

Discouraged workers(2)

46 34 23 11 12

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

136 106 54 52 30

PERSONS WITH NO DISABILITY

Total not in the labor force

75,791 45,744 17,234 28,510 30,047

Persons who currently want a job

6,404 5,750 2,776 2,974 654

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,780 1,655 884 771 126

Discouraged workers(2)

528 488 287 201 40

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,252 1,167 596 570 86

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.

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Last Modified Date: February 24, 2021