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.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

94,481 94,771 37,890 38,181 56,592 56,590

Persons who currently want a job

5,671 5,560 2,658 2,605 3,014 2,955

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,715 1,534 870 855 845 680

Discouraged workers(2)

568 455 369 319 199 135

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,146 1,080 500 535 646 544

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,383 7,609 3,598 3,782 3,785 3,827

Percent of total employed

4.9 5.0 4.5 4.6 5.3 5.3

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,904 4,184 2,162 2,285 1,742 1,900

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

2,164 2,027 751 707 1,413 1,319

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

242 304 171 185 70 119

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,013 1,043 467 582 546 461

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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