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
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

95,406 96,743 38,546 39,048 56,860 57,695

Persons who currently want a job

5,934 5,364 2,713 2,427 3,221 2,937

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,752 1,653 903 917 849 736

Discouraged workers(2)

532 451 305 282 227 169

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,220 1,202 598 635 622 567

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,405 7,751 3,658 3,931 3,747 3,820

Percent of total employed

4.9 5.1 4.6 4.9 5.3 5.3

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,904 4,207 2,129 2,330 1,776 1,877

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,961 2,042 693 762 1,268 1,280

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

302 339 188 207 114 132

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

1,190 1,109 635 600 556 509

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: February 02, 2018