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
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE

Total not in the labor force

93,240 94,109 37,099 37,602 56,141 56,507

Persons who currently want a job

5,713 5,483 2,600 2,529 3,113 2,953

Marginally attached to the labor force(1)

1,629 1,498 837 727 792 771

Discouraged workers(2)

536 512 276 327 259 184

Other persons marginally attached to the labor force(3)

1,093 986 560 400 533 587

MULTIPLE JOBHOLDERS

Total multiple jobholders(4)

7,303 7,833 3,680 3,715 3,623 4,118

Percent of total employed

4.7 5.0 4.5 4.4 5.0 5.6

Primary job full time, secondary job part time

3,938 4,255 2,171 2,222 1,767 2,034

Primary and secondary jobs both part time

1,979 2,030 663 685 1,316 1,346

Primary and secondary jobs both full time

352 416 227 234 124 182

Hours vary on primary or secondary job

983 1,085 588 551 395 534

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: August 03, 2018