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.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

93,914 94,502 37,729 38,227 56,185 56,275

Persons who currently want a job

5,446 5,507 2,451 2,613 2,995 2,894

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,720 1,595 903 804 816 791

Discouraged workers(2)

585 460 361 246 224 214

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,135 1,135 542 558 592 578

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,592 8,137 3,730 4,093 3,862 4,044

Percent of total employed

5.0 5.3 4.7 5.1 5.5 5.6

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

4,254 4,566 2,337 2,467 1,917 2,099

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

2,051 2,144 715 800 1,336 1,344

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

281 297 187 172 93 124

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

976 1,079 473 635 503 444

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 07, 2017